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.


Aime Patrick

Aime Patrick Twiringiyimana

Originally from Gicumbi, Rwanda, Aimé Patrick Twiringiyimana is an architect who is passionate about sustainable urban planning. Prior to joining GHC, Patrick...

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Akullo Lillian

Originally from Kampala, Uganda, Akullo Lillian is a public health practitioner with a social science background. In the fight for health equity,...

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Alain Patrick

Alain Patrick Irere Hirwa

A native of Kigali, Rwanda, Alain Patrick Irerehirwa strives to use his communication skills to make health topics accessible and easy to...

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Alice Umulisa

A native of Kigali, Rwanda, Alice Umulisa’s work focuses on sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender-based violence, primary health care, nutrition,...

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Ange Aisha

Ange Aisha Umwiza

Ange Aisha Umwiza calls Butare, Rwanda home. Her vision is to actively educate herself, create awareness, and take action toward health equity....

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Bertha Chulu

Bertha Chulu calls Chipata, Zambia home. Advocating for improved access to sexual and reproductive health services for adolescent girls and young women...

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Bertrand Byishimo

Originally from Kigali, Rwanda, Bertrand Byishimo considers himself a global citizen. Prior to joining GHC, he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare...

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Bright Ngongonda

An IT professional who is committed to social justice as an agent of change, Bright Ngongonda hails from the Kapanda district of...

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Callixte Cyuzuzo

Originally from Ruhando, Rwanda, Callixte Cyuzuzo is a philanthropist and a health scientist who loves sharing knowledge with the next generation through...

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Christine Nakimera

A native of Kampala, Uganda, Christine Nakimera is a passionate nutritionist with a focus on maternal, infant, and young child feeding practices....

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Cindy Chituta

A native of Chingola, Zambia, Cindy Chituta has long been passionate about health, particularly creating access to affordable and high-quality healthcare for...

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Claire Balungi

Claire Balungi calls Iganga, Uganda home. Prior to joining GHC, Claire graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism &...

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Confidence Banda

Confidence Banda hails from Nkhotakota, Malawi. He believes that one of the biggest challenges for health systems is the lack of diagnostic...

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Daphine Ninsiima

Originally from Kabale, Uganda, Daphine Ninsiima is a dedicated advocate and writer who shares her own story of navigating mental health challenges...

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Encyla Chisha

A native of Ndola, Zambia, Encyla Chisha is passionate about the provision of quality data management for decision-making to improve health service...

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Frejimina Chadzala

Frejimina Chadzala is from Thyolo, Malawi. She is passionate about mobilizing resources for gender and health interventions. Prior to joining GHC, Frejimina...

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Ivan Kato

Ivan Kato Arinda

Ivan Kato Arinda hails from Kampala, Uganda. He is a public health specialist and a passionate advocate of healthy living through a...

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Iwiire Nasser Rashid

Iwiire Nasser Rashid hails from Bugweri, Uganda. Prior to joining GHC, Iwiire was a Community Health Supervisor at Living Goods Uganda. He...

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James Ntambara

Originally from Kigali, Rwanda James Ntambara is committed to fighting against systematic disparities in health and advocating for disadvantaged groups. Prior to...

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Jean Damascene

Jean Damascene Kwizera

A native of Kayonza, Rwanda, Jean Damascene Kwizera is a fierce advocate for young people to access the tools and skills they...

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Jules Mugisha

Jules Mugisha Maurice

Hailing from Kigali, Rwanda, Jules Mugisha Maurice aims to support the fight for health equity through his research efforts. Prior to joining...

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Julie Mugema

Hailing from Kigali, Rwanda Julie Mugema is an architect with an interest in improving people’s lives through designing socially impactful projects. Prior...

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Kelly Nyau

A native of Chipata, Zambia, Kelly Nyau is passionate about sexual and reproductive health issues and the rights of those with disabilities....

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Kelvin Kapuya

From Lilongwe, Malawi, Kelvin Kapuya is an IT enthusiast who is eager to bring innovative health tech solutions to the movement for...

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