A conversation with Alumni of US Department of State Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) Program on breaking the gender bias and empowerment of women in health, gender and environment sectors


Host: REMI East Africa in partnership with 4W YALI Circle

This event is sponsored by a 4W YALI Circle travel grant awarded to Rose Mary Nakame and Shaban Senyange who are both 2018 Alumni of the MWF program at University of Wisconsin-Madison


The 2022 theme for women’s day was centered on breaking the bias. This in-person meeting will stimulate a conversation what it will take to break the gender bias and empower women and provide a space for MWF Alumni to connect and forge bonds that could lead to potential collaboration

Speaking Engagements 

  • International Congress of nurses (ICN) 2-4 November 

Our Executive Director talked of the role of storytelling in nurses and Midwives leadership

  • Sabin Vaccine Institute Boost Community.

Our Executive Director spoke about the importance of vaccine equity and was among the winners of the Nursing now and Sabin vaccine  institute story telling challenge

  • Impact Fellowship summit:

Courtesy of the Atlantic Fellowship, our Executive Director spoke at the Atlantic Fellowship summit on mental health