Mary-Jean is a writer and contributes written pieces to various media platforms. She was a co-panelist for Declarations, a podcast from the Centre of Governance and Human Rights at the University of Cambridge that explores issues on human rights. Mary-Jean spent four years engaged in work that intersects with socio-legal and development issues; and in…

I am a Global Health advocate, serving as Regional Director for Africa and Vice President for Members-elect at the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) working on increasing the engagement and involvement of IFMSA’s 129 member countries, creating capacity building and health diplomacy opportunities for the 1,3 million medical students under IFMSA. I am…

United Kingdom

Lucy is Global Focal Point for SDG3/Health in the UN Major Group for Children and Youth where she works to enhance and strengthen the voice of adolescents and youth on their health and rights through global, regional and national policy processes. She is passionate about the role that youth advocacy can play and is committed…

Geoffrey Omondi Otieno is a monitoring and evaluation professional with a Bachelor of Science in Population Health from Kenyatta University in Kenya. In his role as the Country Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at The Aga Khan Development Network, Geoffrey has helped public health facilities improve the quality of data used to inform health service delivery…

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury is a Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) activist from Bangladesh, with a vision to ensure access to clean water and sanitation for everyone. Shomy is the Founding Co-Chair of a youth organization “Awareness 360,” a Global Changemakers Fellow, a State Alumna, a Global Citizen Youth Advocate, the Asia Representative of the Commonwealth…

Joachim Mabula is a public health professional, entrepreneur, and wellness advocate with extensive experience in the health sector, having worked in the public & private sector as well as a health journalist, data analyst, and project manager. He is also a Health Promotion Champion; through a hashtag #ElimikaWikiendi on Twitter, he always discusses health issues…

Jona is passionate about sexual and reproductive health and rights and diverse girls’ rights issues. Her educational background is in Anthropology and she’s always been using “cultural dimensions” in her work on feminist & developmental analysis across multilateral sectors. She’s currently a Nominations and Governance Committee member of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and a…

USA / India

Nilesh Jambhekar is a 29 year old physician from the U.S.A. He received hid B.A in Cell Biology and Neuroscience,and his M.D. from Rutgers Medical School. He served as a Humanism fellow for the Healthcare Foundation Center for Humanism and Medicine at the New Jersey Medical School and was a recipient of the prestigious James…

Kikiope Oluwarore is a public health professional, writer and founder of One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI), a nonprofit and media organization. She leads the OHDI Team to publish stories and investigative articles on correlated issues of Public Health and One Health, and facilitates the One Health Advocacy and Mentorship (OHAM) Program. She has a…

Enow Awah Georges Stevens MD is a Youth Front-line Health worker, Neglected Tropical disease clinician and a skilled community health Advocate. He has over Seven (7) years experience in research and advocacy on global health, HIV/AIDs, Neglected Tropical Diseases(NTDs) and Adolescent health. He is a leader in ensuring information education and communication activities to prevent…