Anja Riester

Anja is a Master of Public Health student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, specializing in Health Management. Prior to joining Harvard, she worked at Boston Consulting Group’s Johannesburg office, focusing on global health work in Africa. In this role, she has led projects with multilateral organizations, international funders, manufacturers and governments across the continent on a variety of topics such as vaccine delivery, HIV prevention, and health…

Tatenda Mujeni

Tatenda Mujeni is a Doctor of Public Health candidate at Harvard. T.H Chan School of Public Health. She holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Columbia University and a BSc in Biology from Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Tatenda has over 10 years’ experience working in malaria prevention and control and health and community systems strengthening across Africa where she has worked in expanding community approaches for…

Hawa Haruna

Hawa completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame in 2023, earning a degree in Chemistry. During her time at Notre Dame, she conducted research in an analytical chemistry lab focused on detecting counterfeit pharmaceuticals in low and middle-income countries using cost-effective Paper Analytical Devices (PADs). For her future career goals, she aspires to investigate the religious, traditional, and cultural beliefs that shape the behavior of pregnant women…

Temiwunmi Akinmuleya

Temiwunmi Akinmuleya (she/her) is a master’s student in Global Health and Population at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Temi started her career as a clinical pharmacist on the frontlines, later transitioning to roles in regulatory and medical affairs, where she contributed to efforts to broaden access to medicines in Africa. Before embarking on her graduate education, she lived and worked in Nigeria, balancing roles in the private sector…

Catherine Wambura

Catherine is a native of Tanzania. She is a first-year Master of Science student in Global Health and Population. Her interests lie at the intersection of reproductive health and infectious diseases, specifically examining how to improve access to quality reproductive healthcare services for young girls and women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Neema Lema

Neema is currently pursuing an MPH-65 degree in Health Policy, with a focus on health equity research in marginalized populations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, which has provided her with a foundation and understanding of the economic dimensions within the healthcare landscape. Prior to her graduate studies, she was a senior analyst at the consulting firm Analysis Group, Inc., specializing in health and economic outcomes research. This professional…

Matthew Dwumah-Agyen

Matthew Dwumah-Agyen is a Physician from Ghana, currently an Internal Medicine resident and an alumnus of the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health with MPH in Global Health, 2023. He is interested in health disparities and equity, nutritional research, pulmonary and critical care medicine which are often limited in Low-and-middle-income countries and low resource communities.

Idongesit Sampson

Idongesit is an MPH student with a background in health consulting, designing, and implementing innovative solutions and policies to address public health challenges across Africa. She is now currently exploring opportunities for optimizing health and environmental outcomes at the intersection of public health and climate change.

Lisa Matay

Lisa is a SM2 Candidate in the Global Health and Population program.

Shalom Sabwa

Shalom holds a Master’s degree in Public Health with a focus on Epidemiology. Currently, she serves as a Research Analyst in Global Health System Quality Research at the QuEST Network, based at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.