Our Impact

Leadership is a critical lever for change in global health. GHC delivers impact through sustained investment in our diverse network of effective, collaborative, and influential leaders. 

Global Health Corps has developed 


 health equity leaders since our founding in 2009.

The impact of our community is felt globally. Learn more about our impact in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond:

We are cultivating a highly diverse
network of leaders.

They speak



They hail from



They work at


health organizations.

They are architects, data analysts, IT and finance gurus, journalists, policy and advocacy experts, supply chain specialists, and more.


of them identify as women.


identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color.

Nearly half are African nationals.

The GHC fellowship is an entry point to an impactful career.


of partners said fellows met or exceeded the goals of work assignments during their fellowship year.


of alumni remain in the fields of global health or human development.

GHC programming catalyzes our leaders’ ability to make an impact.


of alumni reported GHC offerings fostered their leadership development.


of alumni reported their engagement with GHC helped develop their capacity to meet health system needs.


of alumni reported their engagement with GHC helped develop their capacity to advance issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

GHC leaders influence the global health sector.


of fellows and alumni have spoken publicly, published writing, or participated in advocacy efforts this year.


of alumni in GHC’s first four cohorts hold senior-level decision-making positions. 

The GHC network is a powerful
force for change.


of alumni have collaborated with each other in the past year.


organizations employ more than one alumni.


of alumni were referred to their current job by another GHC community member.

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alumni in 8 countries engaged in COVID-19 Collective Action Coalitions.


alumni in 6 countries competed for $40,000 via the GHC & D-Prize Social Entrepreneurship Challenge.

GHC alumni are rising leaders making an
outsized impact on health systems:

Namwaka is deeply passionate about the one thing nearly everyone on Earth agreed we needed in 2020: increased access to viral testing…

Neil’s realization of the potential for digital and web-based solutions to improve health in his native Zambia led him to GHC in 2012…

An award-winning social entrepreneur, activist, healer, and advocate for social justice, Eliza Ramos spends her days pouring into leaders around the world…

Mia and Monica work for Community Pediatric Programs (CPP) at Montefiore Medical Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in the South Bronx, New York City…

Meet Temie Giwa-Tobosun

Temie Giwa-Tobuson came to GHC in 2011 with a passion for building health systems that work for society’s most marginalized people, with a focus on maternal health…

Fatsani started her career at a bank. A GHC fellowship allowed her to pivot to a career advancing health equity in Malawi…

Before joining GHC, Umba didn’t consider herself a leader. Today, she uses her powerful voice to spark change at the intersection of health and gender equity…

After working for a U.S. Senator, Natasha joined GHC in 2014 and found confidence and lifelong collaborators to sustain her work in the movement health equity…

With seed funding through GHC’s partnership with the D-Prize, a team of Ugandan alumni are helping more women deliver babies without risking their lives…

Building upon our Theory of Impact, our 2022-2025 strategic plan focuses on:

  • increasing investment in our alumni community as levers of change

  • optimizing the fellowship program in size, geographic focus, programming and fellow selection

  • leveraging systems and processes throughout the organization to maximize impact