Meet Our Fellows

Since 2009, GHC has trained, supported, and amplified the impact of over 1,000 health equity leaders through our leadership development programs. Get to know the diverse changemakers who are part of our powerful, growing network.



Amina Isom

With a Master’s in Public Health from Morehouse School of Medicine, Amina Isom has a background in health communications, health education and...

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Amira Iwuala

Currently, Amira Iwuala serves at the Alliance to End Hunger as the U.S. Policy Associate. She works with the Advocacy Committee to...

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Azza Dushime Kagina

Azza Dushime Kagina hails from Kigali, Rwanda where she has effectively leveraged her background in architecture and leadership to advocate for the...

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Benson Mwelwa

Benson Mwelwa is a proven problem solver from Lusaka, Zambia who seeks to provide strategic information for evidence-based solutions. Prior to joining...

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Biniam Teshome

Hailing from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Biniam Teshome is an innovative medical doctor constantly seeking opportunities to address social inequities in healthcare and...

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Bo Hwang

Bo Hwang is a study coordinator, HIV case manager, and peer health educator. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of...

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Brenda Nsiimenta

Hailing from Mbarara, Uganda, Brenda Nsiimenta has spent her career supporting refugees to be informed about their health rights in emergency situations....

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Bridget Shumba

Bridget Ulalo Shumba hails from Lilongwe, Malawi and has made it her mission to ensure the successful co-existence of religious belief and...

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Caitlin McKenna

Based in Oakland, California, Caitlin McKenna (she/her) works as a Research Coordinator at Ibis Reproductive Health on qualitative and quantitative studies focused...

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Carolyne Chelimo

Carolyne Chelimo Bor

Originally from Eldoret, Kenya, Carolyne Chelimo Bor is a justice-oriented architect who believes in the necessity of equitable health for a society...

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Catherine Nardi

Catherine is a passionate, solutions-oriented leader in the DC-metro food system, with a background in community engagement, nutrition and food access program...

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Celine Hirwa

Celine Hirwa comes from the Rusizi District in Rwanda where she has used technology and data-driven research to engage in advocacy to...

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Chanda Engred

Chanda Engred Manda

Chanda Engred Manda hails from Nkhata Bay District in Malawi and has served her communities through the lens of a feminist and...

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Charlotte Chisoni

A native of Balaka, Malawi Charlotte Chisoni has committed herself to the use of communication to advocate for the reduction of ageism,...

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Chido Kelly Saruh

Chido Kelly Saruh Rusike

A native of Marondera, Zimbabwe, Chido Kelly Saruh Rusike is a sexual and reproductive health advocate who prioritizes the needs and challenges...

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Chisha Chola

Hailing from Lusaka, Zambia, Chisha Chola has allowed the mantra “we shall not rest until social justice is achieved” energize and guide...

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Christian Abraham

Christian Abraham Arega

Hailing from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Christian Abraham Arega has committed herself to creating more equitable health systems by building robust and self-sustaining...

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DeMarre Conrad Richmond

DeMarre Richmond has over five years of healthcare experience, specifically within the Medicaid and Medicare markets. He currently serves as Public Health...

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Denise Bucyedusenge

A native of Kigali, Rwanda, Denise has worked to advance health equity throughout her career in health services by promoting free screenings...

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Dennis Hermida-González

Dennis Hermida-González is an experienced Community Health Worker, currently working at ONE Neighborhood Builders in Providence, RI as their Housing Programs Manager....

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Dukundane Alexandre

Dukundane Alexandre is a native of Nyabihu, Rwanda and has spent his career as a medical doctor working to advance equitable healthcare...

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Elena Maria Teare

Elena Maria Teare comes from a research-activist background in global Indigenous land rights, climate justice, and nonprofit communications. After earning a master’s...

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Elvis Anyaehiechukwu

Elvis Anyaehiechukwu Okolie

Hailing from Oguta, Nigeria, Elvis Anyaehiechukwu Okolie has channeled his passion for public health into a career dedicated to expanding women’s access...

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Emma Hunter

A public health emergency preparedness professional, Emma Hunter currently serves as Regional Coordinator for the Association of Bay Area Health Officials. In...

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