I am motivated by the realization that I have a role to play in contributing to health equity and to put a smile on somebody's face because I believe my success depends on the number of people I have served.
Noriah Katungwe is from Mzuzu Malawi. She attended Chancellor College, University of Malawi where she pursued a degree in social sciences with a major in economics and minor in psychology. During school holidays she volunteered as a computer tutor at Lusekero School of Computing in Mzuzu, where she also offered motivation talks to youth on education and HIV/AIDS. After graduation, she interned with Project Concern International assisting with data assessment and analysis. She later interned with Foundation for Children's Rights offering monitoring and evaluation support on a project that aims to reduce new HIV infections among teenagers through ending child marriages. Prior to becoming a GHC fellow, she worked with Infonex Corp on a government reading program as a monitoring, evaluation and learning assistant while also volunteering as a mathematics tutor at a Church Youth Fellowship.