2020 Mentors

We are pleased to announce our stellar group of Mentors. They are a talented and diverse group, and we cannot wait to match them with motivated SYPs like yourself!

If you are applying to be a 2020 SYP, please select your top 3 mentors based on what they can offer and their area of expertise. If you are selected to join our free online Mentoring Program, we will then use our unique matching algorithm to match you with the most suitable Mentor! 

Oritseweyinmi Orighoye, UK
Dr Orighoye is a Public Health Specialist at the Coastal and Marine Areas Development Initiative and a time to shine project worker at
Health for All

GH focus area: Maternal and child health

She can help you with: 1) familiarizing yourself with possible career paths; 2) with ideas for taking your career to the next level; and 3) problem-focused knowledge and ideas in maternal and child health.

Languages: English and Pidgin English
Oluwaseyi Somefun, USA
GH focus area: Adolescent Health

She can help with: 1) personal development and motivation; 2) aiding with understanding PhD or job application requirements; and 3) familiarizing yourself with possible career paths.

Language: English
Ifeanyi Nsofor, Nigeria
Dr Nsofor is the CEO of EpiAFRIC and Director of Policy & Advocacy, Nigeria Health Watch.

GH focus area: Social determinants of health

He can help you with: 1) better understanding and defining your skills and competencies in social determinants of health; 2) expanding your knowledge in social determinants of health; and 3) with ideas for taking your career to the next level.

Language: English
Bola Olayinka, Nigeria
Dr Olayinka is a National Lassa Fever Research coordinator at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

GH focus area: Emerging infectious diseases and Infectious disease prevention and control

She can help you with: 1) expanding your knowledge in her GH focus area; 2) better understanding and defining your skills and competencies in her GH focus area; and 3) personal development and motivation.

Language: English
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