Unstoppable Women - Does Education Matter?

by Sarah Wamala Andersson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/11/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 130
ISBN : 9781524631932
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 130
ISBN : 9781524631949
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 130
ISBN : 9781524631956

About the Book

This is a unique book which demonstrates incredible stories of three unstoppable women born and raised in Malawi or Uganda. They decided to seize the moment every time the opportunity for higher education came their way. The book powerfully illustrates what drove these women to attain better lives through higher education and how they conscientiously overcame their adversities and took decisive actions. This book will inspire you to discover the hidden power within you. Regardless of where you are, you will no longer allow circumstances to control your life and hinder you from reaching your full potential.

About the Author

Sarah Wamala Andersson, PhD. An independent international advisor in health systems and leadership development, Sarah has previously served as professor of health policy and leadership at Karolinska Institutet and as director general of the Swedish National Institute of Public Health. Sarah completed the Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford Graduate Business School, United States. Sarah has supervised several PhD students to final dissertation and has published widely. Her expertise includes health systems, public health, health policy, global health, leadership and governance, socioeconomic determinants of health, and noncommunicable diseases. Linley Chiwona-Karltun, PhD. An expert in food production and consumption, gender and rural change, Linley has previously served with the International Foundation for Science (IFS) and delivers dynamic training on science, leadership, and communication. She also serves as a facilitator for Market Matters Inc. In 2014, Linley received recognition as African Agricultural Role Model. She cofounded Chinangwa ndi Mbatata Roots and Tubers (CMRTE) and African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD) Europe. Linley holds a certificate in Executive Programme for Women Leaders, Stanford University, USA. Pauline Ocaya, PhD. A medical student at Umeå University, where she also lectures in human histology, Pauline is the president of the Umeå University Section of the Swedish Medical Students Association. Her PhD research includes cardiovascular diseases and embryonic vascular development. Pauline’s curiosity led her into academic research and has now steered her to medical studies and clinical research.