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Elise Mann

Elise

Co-fellow

Themba

Themba Nyirenda

Placement Country: Malawi
Title: Community Health Specialist
Partner: Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo
Health is a human right so we are compelled to ensure that all people can lead their happiest, healthiest lives.

Elise Mann was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, USA. She is deeply dedicated to building strong relationships and inclusive communities to create a more sustainable, just world. Most recently, Elise completed her Master of Arts at the Korbel School for International Studies. Before returning to school, she worked with the Aspen Institute’s Global Health and Development policy program on a high-level initiative aimed at elevating women's health. Previously, she served as Field Manager for a community project in Uganda developing a family planning curriculum in partnership with community members and health clinic staff. In her free time, Elise enjoys live music, biking, gardening, hiking, and drinking coffee in the company of good people.