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.



Ruth Uwera

Ruth Uwera was born and raised in Tabora, Tanzania. She completed her primary studies in Tanzania and shifted to Rwanda in 2003...

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Ruvimbo Mushavi

Ruvimbo Mushavi was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe. She recently graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Arts in...

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Sahaan Sozhamannan

Sahaan Sozhamannan is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Boston College where he majored in both biology and sociology. During his...

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Salim Mapila

Salim Mapila was born and raised in Lilongwe, Malawi. Most recently, he taught economics as a Lecturer at Blantyre International University and...

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Samantha Walker

Originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA, Sam Walker has a background in ecology and attended North Carolina State University where she studied...

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Sameer Kalarn

Sameer Kalarn was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and attended Arizona State University where he pursued a bachelor’s degrees in biology...

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Sarah Mulwa

Sarah Mulwa is from Kitui, Kenya and holds a bachelor's degree in actuarial science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology....

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Sarah Pickersgill

Sarah Pickersgill hails from Toronto, Canada but grew up most of her life in Columbus, Ohio. Sarah attended McGill University where she...

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Sharaniaah Kuganesan

Sharan was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and global...

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Sheila Kansiime

Sheila Kansiime is a native of Mbarara District, Uganda. A trained statistician, Sheila worked on the Uganda National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey as...

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Sithembile Chithenga

Sithembile Chithenga hails from Blantyre, Malawi. She graduated from the University of Malawi College of Medicine with a bachelor’s degree in medicine...

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Temi Omilabu

Temi Omilabu grew up in London, UK and Lagos, Nigeria, but is most recently from Houston, Texas. She is a recent graduate...

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Tomás Plaza

Tomás Plaza Reneses

Tomás Plaza Reneses grew up in Madrid, Spain. He attended the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom and spent an exchange...

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Tyeirra Barnes

Tyeirra Barnes Seabrook

Tye Seabrook is from Opelika, Alabama. She attended The University of Alabama at Birmingham where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in...

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Vadim Kogan

Vadim Kogan was born in Chisinau, Moldova and immigrated to Chicago, USA with his family when he was young. As a biology...

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Valencia Lyle

Valencia Lyle, a Flint, Michigan native, has been establishing her niche in health system strengthening and gender based violence prevention since graduating...

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Zahra Ali

Zahra Ali was brought up in Toronto, Canada. She is an alumna of the University of Toronto, where she majored in diaspora...

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