Ambyr Travis

Training and Consultation Specialist, Forefront

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Ambyr Travis is the Training and Consultation Specialist for Forefront Suicide Prevention. Prior to joining Forefront, she worked to develop and design interactive eLearning training courses to reduce barriers in various health topics including contraceptive counseling and comprehensive sexual education. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, Ambyr worked in rural Paraguay for 2.5 years as a community health educator. She worked with local community members to develop and implement several public health projects ranging from sexual education and leadership courses, to dental health and nutrition in the elementary schools. She also coordinated national youth camps focusing on peer education and healthy decision-making. Ambyr is committed to working toward health equity by fostering meaningful community connections to help stimulate change through capacity building. She received her Masters of Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice from the University of Washington and a BS in Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.