Rita Kamazima is a Tanzanian born global citizen with a passion for travel, service, youth empowerment and international development, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. She is a global health practitioner with over 10 years of experience. Her most recent experiences including working at USAID, FDA and Peace Corps in Washington, DC and Maryland. Prior to these Rita served as a Peace Corps Youth and Community Development Volunteer in Swaziland (now Eswatini), where she worked with vulnerable communities implementing HIV/AIDS prevention interventions, teaching life-skills courses, health & wellness and promoting English literacy through a variety of activities such as establishing libraries and debate clubs. Together with her local counterparts she also established multiple girl empowerment clubs to help build resiliency and install confidence among the young girls in her community.
Rita holds a B.A in Biochemistry and is currently pursuing an MPH from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She enjoys traveling, listening to music, interacting with people from different countries, and spending time with family and friends.