Karin Umfrey - Women's Foundation California

Karin Umfrey

she/her

Staff Attorney

http://www.worksafe.org/

Karín Umfrey is a staff attorney at Worksafe. She grew up in Buffalo, NY under care of a fierce leader and Mexican immigrant mother. In 2015, she received a BA in Spanish Literature from Johns Hopkins University. She stayed to complete an MS in Healthcare Management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School where she designed projects with students in other studies and with the community to evaluate policy advocacy needs related to public health. While in Baltimore, Karín assisted Spanish-speakers access healthcare resources. Her interest in occupational health began when she was introduced to a Latinx and immigration advocacy-and-assistance organization where she learned about quality of life issues facing workers, including economic security and health inequities. In her personal life, she has always been a fierce advocate of reproductive health and justice.

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