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Grace Kumwenda

Grace Kumwenda

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  • May 7, 2024
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Grace is a Regional Program Manager at AVAC supporting partners to implement advocacy and health equity programs to amplify community voices in HIV prevention research and development. With over 10 years strategic leadership experience, she served as Chief-of-Party leading the implementation of PEPFAR funded Local Endeavors for HIV Prevention and Treatment Intervention & DREAMS under Pakachere Institute for Health and Development Communication, shaping organizational vision and strategic plan and supporting business development and other core functions of the organization. She holds of Master of Arts Degree from University of Witwatersrand (2007), South Africa, a Bachelor of Arts Degree (humanities)from the University of Malawi (2005) and currently studying towards a Master of Science in international public health with University of Liverpool Mores University. She has been awarded several fellowships over the years including AVAC bio-medical prevention advocate fellow (2017), Perennial Leadership Fellow (2021) and Global Change Leadership Fellow (2015). She serves as a member of several global level research committees including CROI Community Liaison Subcommittee and PrEP Steering Committee at The Forum