Kaleb Assefa (TD ‘24, he/him) is a Global Affairs and Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology double major from Woodbine, Maryland. Influenced originally by his Ethiopian heritage and his mother’s work with premature babies, Kaleb’s global health interests lie primarily in maternal newborn health. Conducting small projects for the health nonprofit Wax and Gold throughout high school and interning for Folia Health, a healthtech company in 2021, Kaleb is also interested in facilitating the development of health ventures created by local stakeholders. Outside of the classroom, Kaleb can be found playing the alto saxophone & organizing Jazz events with the Yale Undergraduate Jazz Collective, competing in intramural sports as one of TD’s IM secretaries, or planning events with the Mott Woolley Council. He is also an Advising Fellow with Matriculate and a design editor and staff writer for the Yale Review of International Studies. In his free time, Kaleb enjoys catching up on his most recent Netflix show, watching Ravens football, and reading fiction novels.