Annabelle Gadabu

Annabelle

Co-fellow

Shelbi

Shelbi Flynn

Placement Country: Malawi
Title: Communications and Advocacy Officer
Partner: Christian Health Association of Malawi
Health equity means access to healthcare services for all regardless of financial stand, origin, power, position, and ethnicity

Annabelle Gadabu spent most of her early life in Ndola, Zambia but is from Lilongwe, Malawi. She is the co-founder of Malawi Job Connections under In4wise. A public administration graduate of the University of Malawi Chancellor College, she volunteered with the ZAMANAWE program as an HIV/AIDS peer educator in her final year of studies. During the course of her career she volunteered with Baylor Children's Hospital as a data officer and worked on a project with Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation focusing on assessing the acceptability of HIV positive pregnant and lactating women initiating on Option B+. Annabelle is passionate and well known for her role in youth empowerment through access to information on job opportunities and capacity building.