2021 Mentors

We are pleased to announce our stellar group of mentors. They are a talented and diverse group of professionals located all over the world! 

This year, we had some Mentors participate in our first-ever "Women Mentoring Women" program, as well as mentors in our Mixed Program. You can read more about the WMW program here
Anjali Sakhuja, Portugal
Anjali Sakhuja, Portugal

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Maternal and child health Anjali is a Public Health professional with extensive experience in MCH, SRH and Adolescent Health.

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Dr Anna Kalbarczyk, USA
Dr Anna Kalbarczyk, USA

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Research She is an Assistant Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

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Ashley Souza, USA
Ashley Souza, USA

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Heatlh Policy She is an Associate Director of Programs, Task Force for Global Health,

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Dr Asmaa M. Abdelhameed, Egypt
Dr Asmaa M. Abdelhameed, Egypt

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Research She works at the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University

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Dr Azhar Talal, United Arab Emirates
Dr Azhar Talal, United Arab Emirates

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Social Determinants of Health She is a Lecturer at the United Arab Emirates University

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Dr Błażej Łyszczarz
Dr Błażej Łyszczarz

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Health Economics He is an Assistant Professor

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Dr Chinonso Emmanuel Okorie, Sierra Leone
Dr Chinonso Emmanuel Okorie, Sierra Leone

Focus Area: Humanitarian Emergencies Expat Medical Doctor with Doctors Without Borders

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Chrysanthi Tatsi, Greece
Chrysanthi Tatsi, Greece

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Migration and Health Mrs.Tatsi is a Mental Health Project Manager in SOS Children’s Villages Greece.

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Cibele de Paiva M Carvalho
Cibele de Paiva M Carvalho

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Health information systems and policy Cibele is a municipal public health control and evaluation auditor. She focuses on public health planning, management, and auditing.

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Dr Deena Elsori, United Arab Emirates
Dr Deena Elsori, United Arab Emirates

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Maternal and Child Health Deena is an Advisor for the Dean of Faculty at Rabdan Academy

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Eman S. Shaker, Egypt
Eman S. Shaker, Egypt

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Public Health Services She is a pharmacist for the Ministry of Health in Egypt

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Dr Eman Sobh, Egypt
Dr Eman Sobh, Egypt

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: COVID-19 She is an Associate professor at Al-Azhar University

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Dr Kirstin Ozturk, Turkey
Dr Kirstin Ozturk, Turkey

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Heatlh Governance Dr Ozturk is a Consultant & Research Director at Tubitak-Tusside, I am an editorial board member at the Journal and a Board Member at the Turkish Society for Healthcare Quality Improvement

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Dr Giampaolo Mezzabotta, Italy
Dr Giampaolo Mezzabotta, Italy

Mixed Program Mentor Focus area: Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Dr. Mezzabotta is a retired medical doctor, and a former World Health Organization Medical Officer with over 20 years of experience to share.

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Dr Glenn Laverack, the UK
Dr Glenn Laverack, the UK

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Health Promotion and Education He is a visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research at the University of Trento and a Member of the Technical Advisory Group on Behavioral Insights and Sciences for Health to the World Health Organization

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Dr Gloria Momoh, Gambia
Dr Gloria Momoh, Gambia

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Nutrition and Food Security She is the Partnerships Manager at UNICEF

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Dr Howeida Abusalih, Saudi Arabia
Dr Howeida Abusalih, Saudi Arabia

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Primary Heatlh Care Dr. Abusalih is a Assistant Professor of Community Medicine at the Princess Nourah Bint Abdelrahman University.

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Dr Juana Paola Bustamante, Switzerland
Dr Juana Paola Bustamante, Switzerland

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Public Health Workforce She is a Labour economist at the World Health Organization Headquarters

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Julian Prescod, Trinidad and Tobago
Julian Prescod, Trinidad and Tobago

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Social Determinants of Health Mr. Prescod is an economist with experience in Economic Evaluation and Data Analysis.

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Kamrun N. Koly, Bangladesh
Kamrun N. Koly, Bangladesh

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Gender and Health She is an Assistant Scientist and ICDDRB

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Mandy Andrew, Scotland
Mandy Andrew, Scotland

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Primary Health Care She is the Network Development Lead at the Improvement Hub (ihub) the new improvement resource for health & social care

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Meighan Mary, USA
Meighan Mary, USA

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Maternal and Child Health She is

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Dr Marang Tebogo Mamahlodi, South Africa
Dr Marang Tebogo Mamahlodi, South Africa

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Public Health Services Dr. Mamahl is a lecturer, Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa

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Mark Akhigbe, Nigeria
Mark Akhigbe, Nigeria

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: HIV / AIDS He is the Associate Director - Laboratory Services at Heartland Alliance LTD/GTE, Nigeria

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Mariam O. Chukwuemeka, Nigeria
Mariam O. Chukwuemeka, Nigeria

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Health Information Systems and Policy She is Manager at the National Health Insurance Scheme

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Marwa Saleh, Egypt
Marwa Saleh, Egypt

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Noncommunicable Diseases She is a Health Educator and Health promoter at public Health care facility

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Dr Mustafa Said Yıldız, Turkey
Dr Mustafa Said Yıldız, Turkey

Mixed Program Mentor Focus area: Heatlh Policy He is an Internal Auditor for the Ministry of Health of Turkey

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Dr Nada Hashim, Sudan
Dr Nada Hashim, Sudan

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Research She is an Associate Professor at faculty of Dentistry University of Khartoum

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Dr Nazar Elfaki, Oman
Dr Nazar Elfaki, Oman

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Public Health Workforce Dr. Elfaki is a Adviser for human resources for health planning, policy and health systems for the Ministry of Health for the Sultanate of Oman.

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Dr Oluwaseyi Somefun, USA
Dr Oluwaseyi Somefun, USA

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Adolescent Health Dr. Somefun is the Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Western Cape.

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Ochuole Mercy barka, Nigeria
Ochuole Mercy barka, Nigeria

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Health Promotion and Education She is a UNICEF Facilitator

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Dr Philip Wood, Canada
Dr Philip Wood, Canada

Mixed Program Mentor Focus area: Health Promotion and Education Dr. Wood is a retired CEO of CME Nyankunde Hospital, in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Dr Preethi John, India
Dr Preethi John, India

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Health Governance She is the Director of Chitkara Global Health Institute

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Prof. Rajendra Awate, India
Prof. Rajendra Awate, India

Mixed Program Mentor Focus Area: Epidemiology Dr. Awate is the Director of Operations in CSR in Healthcare.

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Dr Rania Al Dweik, United Arab Emirates
Dr Rania Al Dweik, United Arab Emirates

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Epidemiology She is an Assistant Professor in Epidemiology and an Institute Research Board Chair at Abu Dhabi University

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Rasha Kaloti, Palestine
Rasha Kaloti, Palestine

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Conflict and Health She is a Health Policy Advisor at ImpACT INternational for Human Rights and Policies, and a Journal Columnist and Reviewer for the Boston Congress of Public Health

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Dr Saraswathi Bina Rai, Malaysia
Dr Saraswathi Bina Rai, Malaysia

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Environment, Climate Change and Health Dr. Rai is an Associate Professor at Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology with more than 10 years of professional experience.

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Sandra Mutilva, Canada
Sandra Mutilva, Canada

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Sexual and Reproductive Health She is an Expert Consultant for Sullivan Nurse Consulting, and a Senior Associate for Bonar Institute. She is also a part-time Lecturer at Toronto Metropolitian University, and a Ph.D. candidate, EMBA and RM (ret).

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Sali Hafez, Egypt
Sali Hafez, Egypt

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Humanitarian Emergencies Mrs. Sali Hafez is the Humanitarian Officer at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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Prof. Shazia Jamshed, Malaysia
Prof. Shazia Jamshed, Malaysia

WMW Campaign Mentor Focus Area: Antibiotic Resistance / AMR She is an Associate Professor Clinical Pharmacy and Practice, Universiti Sultan Zainal abidin

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