April Stewart

April

Co-fellow

Grace

Grace Umutesi

Placement Country: Rwanda
Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer
Partner: Health Development Initiative
Health equity means everybody has access to quality healthcare, regardless of their ability to pay.

April Stewart hails from Minnesota, USA. She is passionate about working to enact culturally competent health policy that targets health disparities by directly engaging community members. April holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, where she also worked as a project associate for the university’s International Innovation Corps. Prior to joining GHC, April spent two years in India working to increase data-driven decision making in Rajasthan's Department of Education and Karnataka's Department of Health and Family Welfare. Before graduate school, April worked at a charter school in Chicago, where she supported the procurement of a healthy, local food vendor and managed the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Grant Program. During her free time, April enjoys crossword puzzles, gardening, and singing.