Manuela Balliet Ahogo is a Regional Research Advisor for Sub-Saharan Africa at TfG. She provides VACS country support, research project management and technical support to research partners in Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, she coordinated TfG’s research fellowship programs and VACS secondary analyses project conducted by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Manuela is a Public Health Researcher in the field of violence against children. She received her doctorate from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she was also a member of the Child Protection Research Group.
She also holds an MSc in Global Health and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom) and a BSc in Genetics from the University of Manchester (United Kingdom).
Title of a book that inspired you: Americanah by Chimamanda N’Gozi Adichie
A quote that inspires you: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Maya Angelou
The theme song of your life: Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Something that gives you hope: African Youth
One word to describe Together for Girls: Courage