Global Health Corps will provide me with the unique ability to identify and tackle community, societal and global challenges in health and development initiatives.
Brian Omala hails from Siaya, Kenya. He earned a bachelor’s degree in community resource management at Kenyatta University. He is a Generation Change Fellow at United States Institute of Peace and a Young African Leaders Initiative alumna. Brian founded BoldStep Initiative, a community based organization that aims to equip rural youth with the skills of prevention, management, and transformation of structures at the grassroots levels that lead to conflicts. He has previously worked with Shining Hope for Communities as the youth coordinator and Fountain Youth Initiative as the project officer. Brian has helped design a digital storytelling project to advocate for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. He was recognized and selected by Women Deliver as one of the youth leaders in global health.