Dr. Azua Wilfred is a medical doctor working with Reachout NGO, a non-governmental organization focused on reducing health inequities by providing healthcare services to vulnerable communities in Cameroon. He is also the founder of Valmartin Healthcare Foundation, which focuses on community approaches in healthcare to make health services more accessible for the community...
Rachel Watkins is the Senior Nursing Director of Medicine and Behavioral Health Services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a 912- bed hospital in Washington, DC. Her nursing experience includes Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner...
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Carol M. Manyele is a demographer breaking down barriers to sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and mental health (MH) care for adolescents and young people in Zambia. Carol is serving as a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at Grassroot Soccer Zambia, where she provides MEL technical support to ensure quality assurance and generate evidence to inform its adolescent SRHR and MH programs...
Dr. Jan Aura Laurelle Llevado is the Chief of the Cancer Control and Mental Health Divisions in the Department of Health. She leads the Secretariat of the National Integrated Cancer Control Council and the Philippine Council for Mental Health.
Her career in public health started when she served as a doctor to the Barrio in a far-flung island municipality in the Philippines...
Nursing Lecturer Practitioner
Salima Khowaja is a nurse, an epidemiologist and public health specialist. She is working as a Nursing Lecture Practitioner at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre Lahore. Her work focuses on improving nursing education and health equity. She represents her organization as a nurse advocate for cancer prevention in the community and on advocacy platforms...
Nyabony Gat is a Program Director for the Peer Leader Navigators Program at Alaska Literacy Program (ALP) focusing on health outreach, connection and navigating healthcare and social services. She supports individuals in building language skills at ALP, and collaboratively works on building integrated career pathways for limited English proficient populations and she co-leads an ESL focused pre-apprenticeship training in health care program...
Emergency Medicine Physician
Gallup, New Mexico
Dr. Emily Bartlett works as an emergency medicine physician at Gallup Indian Medical Center, an Indian Health Services (IHS) hospital. She is also a member of the IHS Emergency Medicine Chief Clinical Consultant Core Group, which works to strengthen emergency care within the IHS on a national scale...
Chief Global Medical Officer
Dr. Hina Ghole, a dedicated healthcare professional, established 28 teleclinics and launched Tele-ICUs during the COVID-19 pandemic, benefiting over 500,000 patients. She holds a postgraduate degree in family medicine and is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, UK, with certifications in healthcare quality and patient safety...
Melikte Paulos Weldetensaye is the founder and executive director of ZuZu for health and education, a non-profit organization based in Ethiopia, which aims to provide free mental health resources and promote inclusive education. In this role, she designs various projects and teaching manuals that promote mental health for women and youth, as well as audio educational materials for blind and visually impaired students...
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...