Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Peninah Ingabire

SHE-CAN Scholar: Peninah Ingabire

Peninah Ingabire has an MSc in Global Health Policy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, as a MasterCard Foundation scholar. Peninah is currently working as a Development Manager — BAME Communities at Waverley Care.

In 2019, she graduated from Muhlenberg College with a double major in Public Health and International Studies. After graduation, Peninah worked in Philadelphia as a Program Coordinator at Mitzvah Circle, a non-profit organization serving underprivileged individuals and families facing crisis.

At Muhlenberg, Peninah held different leadership roles, including the Residence Hall Director
and Resident Advisor positions, and she was involved in multiple organizations on campus such as the Peer Health Advocates program, the Muhlenberg Pediatric Cancer Club, the African Student Organization, and the Tour Guide program. During the summer of 2018, Peninah worked as a public health intern at the Health Development Initiative in Rwanda. The summer before that, she interned at the Rwanda Biomedical Center, which is the implementing branch of the Rwandan Ministry of Health. She worked within their Maternal, Child, and Community Health division.

Peninah’s goal is to reduce inequalities and ensure healthcare access for vulnerable communities in Rwanda.

Click here to view Peninah’s LinkedIn profile.

Peninah Ingabire

Academic Major

Public Health & International Studies
Class of 2019

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