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.



Alain Ntwali

Alain Ntwali is Rwandese and currently lives in Kigali, Rwanda. He is one of four children. He recently graduated from the National...

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Ali Tharrington

Ali Tharrington graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s in biology, where she also earned a...

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Alice Stoddart

Originally from Minnesota, Alice Stoddart graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology and Sociology from Loyola University in Maryland in...

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Benjamin Ndovi

Benjamin Ndovi is the youngest of seven children. He has a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Malawi....

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Bethany Gerstein

Bethany Gerstein completed her B.A. at Brown University in 2007 with honors in International Relations. While in school, she studied abroad in...

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Branden Collins

Branden Collins was born in Denver, Colorado and spent his youth in Vermont and Ohio. He graduated from Hampshire College with a...

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Brenda Kalebbo

Brenda Kalebbo is from Uganda and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Economics. She is also an ACCA Affiliate and...

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Catherine Vaughn

Catherine Vaughan comes to the Global Health Corps from the Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit consulting firm, where she advised nonprofit leaders on...

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Chandler O'Connell

Chandler O’Connell grew up in Sitka, a fishing town on an island in Southeast Alaska. In 2009, she graduated from Harvard University...

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Cher-Wen Dewitt

Cher-Wen DeWitt graduated from Oberlin College in 2010 with a degree in Neuroscience. During her undergraduate studies, she spent time volunteering as...

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Commode Dushimimana

Born and raised in Rwanda, Commode Dushimimana obtained a bachelor's degree in Architecture in February 2010. He is currently a tutorial assistant...

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Dina Chiunjira

Dina Chiunjira has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Statistics obtained from Chancellor College at the University of Malawi...

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Emily Wang

Emily Wang graduated in 2009 from Stanford University with a degree in Symbolic Systems. While at Stanford she was a computer science...

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Emmanuel Kalisa

Emmanuel Kalisa was born in Rwanda and earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting Sciences from National University of Rwanda in 2008. After...

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Eva Koehler

Eva Koehler received her Master's in Public Health from Boston University and her BA in International Relations from the University of Delaware....

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Fidele Maburuki

Fidèle Maburuki is a Burundian national and holds a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Hope Africa University in Bujumbura. It...

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Gerard Nayuburundi

Gerard Nayuburundi was born in Rumonge, Burundi but did his Undergraduate Course at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania where in 2004,...

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Godfrey Mudariki

Prior to joining Global health corps, Godfrey Mudariki worked as Field Coordinator with the Organisation for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID)...

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Grace Mkemwa

Grace Mkemwa was born and raised in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. She completed her BA in Sociology at University of Dar Es...

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Joan Mihigo

Joan Mihigo was born in Kigali, Rwanda. He graduated from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, with a degree awarded in Food...

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John Wilson

John Wilson Niyigena

John Wilson Niyigena comes to Global Health Corps from IRST (National Institute of Scientific and technological research) in Rwanda. At IRST he...

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Jolie Glaser

Jolie Glaser is interested in using natural resource management to alleviate poverty, and ill health in rural Alaska and abroad. While studying...

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Liana Nzabampema

Liana Nzabampema was born and raised in Bujumbura. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Statistics and Computer Science from Uganda...

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Mafayo Phiri

Mafayo Phiri is a Health Economist. He has a Masters degree in Public Health, specializing in Health Economics, from the University of...

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