Brandon Lewis Venerable - M.P.A., Public Administration - College of Health & Social Sciences
Brandon Venerable (he/him) will earn a Master of Public Administration (MPA) at SF State and has maintained a 4.0 GPA while working as a senior global programs manager at YLabs, a nonprofit design and research organization.
Through his scholarship, Venerable has made considerable contributions to the discipline of public service and management. He coauthored a comparative analysis of the health care systems and democratic characteristics of Taiwan, England and the U.S., which was published by the Global Policy Insights think tank. In another research project, he explored the relationship between income and insurance among women accessing family planning services at community health centers. Venerable’s capstone project was a management analysis of a community health center’s operation and management issues.
Venerable served as a representative of the College of Health and Social Science’s Reflections and Actions to Create Equity (RACE) Initiative, which is focused on engaging the college community in activities, trainings and working groups to advance racial justice. He played a pivotal role in shaping the direction of the initiative, ensuring the voices of marginalized groups were being centered.