Anysie Ishimwe

Anysie

Co-fellow

Jillian

Jillian Kenny

Placement Country: Rwanda
Title: Partnerships Coordinator
Partner: Gardens for Health International
I believe that health equity is one of the most significant movements of our time. Being able to learn from those who have gone before me and contribute with what I already have was an opportunity too rare to miss.

Anysie grew up in Kigali, Rwanda and later attended university at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She majored in Psychology and Business Management to combine her interests in the human psyche and business strategy. During her second year in college she volunteered as a health educator for Water Access Rwanda a water solution provider in Rwanda. The following year she worked for Partners in Health in Boston, MA as a development intern. Before graduating she studied abroad in the outskirts of Geneva, Switzerland where she conducted research on cancer care in Rwanda and learned about health policy from various organizations in the area. When she is not occupied with the above, Anysie is an amateur runner, podcast listener, avid reader, and lover of everything musical.