Noella Bigirimana

Advisory Board Chair for Youth Combating NTDs, and formally Government Fellow, Rwanda Ministry of Health, World Economic Forum

Noella Bigirimana is a Rwanda Government Fellow at the World Economic Forum – Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, where she focuses on co-designing policy and governance approaches to adopt emerging technologies like precision medicine in Rwanda.

Noella serves as Strategic Advisor at Rwanda Biomedical Center, where she provides strategic support to the senior management team implementing national-level programs. She has worked as a health policy consultant with the World Health Organization and USAID-funded projects in Rwanda and Guinea-Conakry.

Noella is a Global Shaper in the Kigali Hub, and a contributor at the Future Africa Forum. She has served on the Board of Advisors for the Global Institute for Youth-- an organization engaging young people in policy, advocacy and leadership. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology, Health and Society from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in International Health Policy and Management from the Heller School at Brandeis University.

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