Linda Nguy is Policy Advocate for the Western Center, specializing in health care issues that affect poor Californians. Prior to joining Western Center, Linda worked with the State of Washington and Mississippi to help establish their state-based health exchange. Specifically, she drafted the online application for subsidized and unsubsidized qualified health plans. She also worked on California’s behavioral health adjudication system and as Policy Associate for the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California. Linda received her MPP/MBA from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and undergraduate degree from Brown University.