Kory Thomas is Colorado native and recently earned an MPH degree in Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Prior to the UMSPH, she received a BS in Health and Exercise Science, concentrating in Health Promotion, from Colorado State University. Currently, she provides evaluation technical assistance to health promotion programs but has worked in various settings including corporate wellness, geriatric rehabilitation, health promotion programming and international development. Her interests include evaluation capacity building and encouraging collaboration amongst health equity advocates. She believes in the collective strength and influence of diverse entities in identifying challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned to encourage efforts to end inequalities.