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.



Miriam Hartig

Originally from San Francisco, California, USA, Miriam Hartig worked as a research associate evaluating AmeriCorps Opportunity Youth programs and Head Start Early...

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Mumderanji Balakasi

Mumderanji Salomie Balakasi was born and raised in Dedza, Malawi and is the founder of Dedza Active Youth Organisation. Most recently, she...

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Musonda Chikwanda

Musonda Chikwanda was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental education from The University of Zambia...

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Mwandwe Chileshe

Mwandwe Chileshe is a Zambian native who previously led the Zambia Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition Alliance, a network that works to...

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Namwaka Mungandi

Namwaka Mungandi was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences from the University of...

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Nancy Chong

Nancy Chong was born and raised in New York City. She spent part of her formative years in Seoul, South Korea and...

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Neha Shah

Neha Shah is from St. Louis, Missouri and holds a bachelor's degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley. Before...

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Nguza Yikona

Lusaka, Zambian-born Nguza Yikona attended Lovely Professional University in Punjab, India, where he pursued a Bachelor of Science in information technology. While...

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Nicholas Matovu

Nicholas Matovu is from Kampala, Uganda. He is a public health nutritionist who has worked in both community and hospital settings. Most...

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Nicole Giusti

Nicole Giusti is from New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. Most recently, Nicole worked at PatientsLikeMe, a company that empowers patients to optimize their...

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Nicole Weinard

Nicole Weinard was born and raised in the USA. Before joining GHC, Nicole served in the Peace Corps in Vanuatu, an island...

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Odette Zero

Odette Zero is from Zionsville, Indiana. She attended Northwestern University where she majored in human biology anthropology and minored in global health....

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Olatunde Oludeye

Olatunde Oludeye hails from Lagos, Nigeria. He attended University of Lagos where he obtained a bachelor's degree in computer science. After graduating,...

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Orla Murphy

Orla Murphy hails from County Cork, Ireland. Volunteering with the Irish Red Cross for over fifteen years, Orla sits on the International...

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Paige Andrews

Paige Andrews is from Durham, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and majored in economics and...

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Patricia Bai

Patricia originates from Baltimore, Maryland. At Dartmouth College, she majored in anthropology modified with biology and minored in human-centered design. Patricia has...

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Paul Rebman

Paul Rebman is originally from Wheaton, Illinois, USA. Most recently, Paul worked for the Minneapolis Health Department, both as an AmeriCorps VISTA...

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Pauline Namutebi

auline Namutebi was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda. In 2012, she co-founded Dharmic Foundation, now known as Dharmic Uganda, to provide...

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Prudence Ndabasanze

Prudence Ndabasanze is from Kigali, Rwanda. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and conservation and is currently completing his Master of...

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Rachel Carroll

Rachel Carroll is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She first earned her bachelor’s degree in business in economics and marketing and then went...

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Rachel Macklin

Rachel Macklin is from Tupelo, Mississippi. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Mississippi in biology and health...

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Rebekah Mcclure

Rebekah McClure, originally from Kansas City, Missouri, received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Kansas in 2010. Shortly...

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Richard Nduwayezu

Richard Nduwayezu is a physician from Rwanda. He graduated in 2016 from the University of Rwanda with a Bachelor of Medicine and...

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Rosette Mutesi

Rosette Mutesi was born in Uganda but raised in Rwanda. She attended Mount Kenya University where she became a Public Health Department...

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