Education: B.A. in Human Biology, Stanford University; M.A. in English, San Francisco State University
Sally J. Geisse, M.A. in English, TESOL, launched her career in community health education while earning her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University, and then completed a San Francisco State University graduate degree with a teaching emphasis to broaden the skill set she has applied to a diverse range of domestic and international projects to promote health and educational equity. Among her diversified pursuits, she has participated on social science research teams; served as a program officer for a nonprofit foundation focused on international projects in microfinance, water sanitation, food security, and health education; taught English as a second language both domestically and abroad; founded a literacy program for elementary school aged children; and coordinated community recreation and arts enrichment opportunities for urban youth. Currently, as a lecturer in the Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University, she dedicates her energies to the Master of Public Health program, serving as graduate coordinator, admissions chair, and faculty advisor to the SF State Public Health Organization of Graduate Students.