Disability Rights Activist
Felicia Mburu holds a masters in international human rights law from American University, Washington College of Law. Felicia is interested in pursuing the rights of persons with disabilities to live and be included in the community on an equal basis with others. In the past, Felicia has worked with various civil societies in Kenya, Latvia, Hungary, the United States and across Africa on intersectional matters of gender and disability justice...
Public Health Epidemiology Researcher
Dr. Nonsikelelo Mathe is a public health epidemiology researcher, whose research focuses on understanding the relationships between lifestyle and risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes. She has worked with different populations globally, including adults in the UK, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Kenya, Indigenous Canadians and women who previously had gestational diabetes in pregnancy, to identify barriers and opportunities for intervention development for improved health outcomes...
Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor
Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is a Pulitzer Center grantee and a multiple award-winning broadcast journalist and news anchor working for EIB Network in Ghana. He is a regular contributor on the US Public Radio program, "The World,'' as a freelance journalist reporting on health inequities, social justice and sustainable development...
Nutritionist and Public Health Specialist
Rana al Qawasmi is a Palestinian nutritionist, public health specialist, and Hubert Humphrey alumna for Public Health Policies and Management. She works as a health systems strengthening consultant for the Stability, Services and Reform Program by DFID. In her role Rana works on strengthening and developing healthcare status and services for Palestinians through policies, despite political and social barriers...
Nutritionist & Program Coordinator
Haydeé "Nancy" Rumaldo is a nutritionist and a Project Coordinator at Socios En Salud Sucursal Perú, a subsidiary of Partners In Health, which provides health care to people living in poverty through comprehensive interventions. She has implemented the community accompaniment model for child health projects in urban and rural contexts...
Dr. Pratiksha Dhungana is a dental surgeon with Nyaya Health Nepal, a non-profit organization based in Nepal. In her current role, she ensures that vulnerable populations in rural Nepal receive dignified and evidence-based care. She is raising awareness and delivering evidence-based integrated oral, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and nutritional interventions in rural Nepal, working with community health workers...
Public Health Physician
Peter Gan is a multidisciplinary public health physician and an amateur humanitarian. He works at the nexus between providing primary care and developing and advocating evidence-based health policy and research. Additionally, he aspires to use public health to disrupt the system in a responsible way to achieve Sustainable Development Goals through health for all...
Health Economist and Non-profit Leader
Hyeladzira Garnvwa is a Health Economist at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in Abuja, Nigeria. In this role, Hyeladzira is actively involved in policy research, development, and implementation for Results-Based Financing in health through the Nigeria State Health Investment Project)...
Medical Researcher & Menstrual Health Advocate
Monalisa Padhee is the Program Head of Women Wellness Initiative at Barefoot College International. In her role, she works on delivering health care interventions directed at disrupting the "intergenerational cycle of poor health" in rural girls and women.
She and her team develop interactive curriculum on various women health topics including menstrual and reproductive health and nutrition that transcends the barrier of literacy...
Physician & Health Policy Advocate
Dr. Ifeanyi M. Nsofor is a public health physician and global health thought leader. He is a leading voice on COVID-19, decolonization of global health, global health equity, global health security, universal health coverage, digital health and health research. Ifeanyi is a graduate of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Nnamdi Azikiwe University School of Medicine...