Molly McCoy, MA
Global Research and Training Coordinator
Molly is the Global Research and Training Coordinator in CGHSR and has been working to advance opportunities for students to become inspired by research through hands-on experiences and mentorship since she joined the team in 2015. She manages resources for UMN faculty and students through the East Africa Network in partnership with Martha Kandole, as well as the Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program, CGHSR Scholars, and the Faculty Mentor Awards. Before coming to CGHSR, Molly worked in the Division of Global Pediatrics in the UMN Medical School as a research program manager for research studies in Kenya and Uganda. She first became intrigued by global health and education as a student and after graduating, as a staff member at the Institute for Global Studies where she worked with K-12 educators on internationalizing curriculum. Molly served in the Peace Corps in South Africa, and studied abroad in Senegal.
Molly earned her bachelor's degree in French and Global Studies, as well as a Masters in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota. As is evidenced in her academic and professional experience, she is proudly a Golden Gopher to the core and loves representing her alma mater around the globe.