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Lisa Mwaikambo

Lisa Mwaikambo

Knowledge Management Team Lead, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Lisa Mwaikambo (née Basalla) has worked for the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs since 2007. During that time, she has served as the IBP Knowledge Gateway global administrator, program officer on an HIV prevention strategic behavior change communications project in Malawi, and manager of the USAID Global Health eLearning (GHeL) Center. As the Director of KM Integration, she led the K4Health Zika portfolio and now serves as the KM Lead for The Challenge Initiative (TCI), leading the dynamic TCI University platform, and also supports Breakthrough ACTION. Her experience spans knowledge management (KM), instructional design, capacity building/training and facilitation – both online and in-person, program design, implementation, and management, and research and evaluation. Lisa has extensive experience in family planning, gender, and HIV programming. She is a certified Knowledge Manager and has a Master of Public Health from Case Western Reserve University and a BA from the College of Wooster.

Several youth advocates in Ethiopia meet around a conference table to discuss their work related to adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health.. Photo credit: Maheder Haileselassie Tadese/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment