Dr. Yehoda Martei

Dr. Martei is a Medical Oncologist in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) with clinical and research expertise in the management of breast cancer in resource-limited settings. Her research is focused on understanding implementation strategies for optimizing breast cancer care delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa and improving access to essential medicines for cancer treatment. Currently, she is leading research studies in Botswana to increase sustained availability of cancer medicines in Botswana, through a systematic methodology for chemotherapy forecasting. She is a global health scholar at the Penn Center for Global Health and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Botswana. She has presented her work at national and international conferences. She has also served as a steering committee member for the selection of the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Cancer Medicines. She is a mentor for the American Society for Clinical Oncology’s International Development and Education Award and the Yale School of Medicine Women’s alumnae-student mentorship program.

Dr. Martei obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees at Harvard and Yale respectively. She completed her Internal Medicine training at University of California San Francisco, before moving to Penn where she completed her Hematology-Oncology fellowship and Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology.

Adeyinka Adebiyi

Yinka is an IT professional with over fifteen years of experience in information technology, business analysis, management, leadership development, and project management. When not working as an IT professional, he manages his photography company, Picturenomics Studio, a photography event coverage company.

Yinka’s father-in-law passed in 2015 from prostate cancer. As a result, Yinka is a strong advocate of taking care of oneself through self-education and knowledge sharing.

Ebele Okoye

Ebele Okoye is a multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Berlin, Germany. She has been working as an independent animator and producer since 2006. Awards for her films include The Africa Movie Academy Award, The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), DEFA Research Prize, Robert Bosch Foundation Prize for Animation and Redefreiheit (Freedom of Speech) Award from Amnesty International.

Known for shorts like “Anna Blume” “The Legacy of Rubies” “Die Liebe in den Zeiten der EU” amongst others, Ebele is the founder of Shrinkfish Media Lab (smedLAB), the first ever Animation training initiative in Nigeria. Also a media and apparel designer, she runs the wearable art label “Ulonka Berlin®.”

Daniel Kawuma, PharmD

Daniel holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is skilled in clinical research, pharmaceutical care, MTM and community pharmacy. He is a Pharmacy Manager for Walmart Inc, adjunct faculty at Marshall University College of Pharmacy, and LECOM School of Pharmacy. In addition, Daniel is the Chairman on Board of Directors for Temba Investments, a Ugandan diaspora investment company. He is also the founder of Ugandan Diaspora Health Network, a coalition of healthcare professionals that educate, promote awareness, take preventive action, and offer services for the Ugandan community.