Ribkah Amaha Naga (she/her) leads CSPI’s organizing, community engagement, and capacity building work where she works alongside four engagement associates to increase the impact and power of community-based organizations and leaders in the field through community building, narrative change, and integrating equitable grantmaking strategies.

Prior experience

She has over ten years of experience in coalition building and advancing health equity through policies, programs, and practices. Mostly recently, she worked as a program manager for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders program. Ribkah has also held roles as program manager at Health Share of Oregon, policy analyst at the Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, and legislative analyst for Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick. She earned a M.A. and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Joined CSPI

Ribkah joined CSPI in July 2020.

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

"My favorite part of working at CSPI are the individuals I get to learn from and be in relationship with on a day-to-day basis. It’s not everyday you work with such creative and caring people."