A post-doctoral researcher focusing on human health. She is a gender and development expert working with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). She is interested in an equitable society for all and holds 16 years of experience in gender and development research and programs, sexual and reproductive health research and training and capacity building. Her post-doctoral fellowship experience is summed up in two main areas of [i] research evidence generation and communication; and [ii] capacity strengthening. Her research on obstetric fistula, a reproductive health condition that affects women and girls earned her a PhD in nursing Sciences at the university of Nairobi in 2016. Anne is part of the APHRC team working with UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, AUC, and UNECA on the ‘Spotlight initiative to end all forms of violence against women by 2030′ with a focus on Nigeria, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Uganda, Zimbabwe. She is also part of the International Development Research Center (IDRC) funded project titled “Action to empower adolescent mothers in Burkina Faso and Malawi to improve their sexual and reproductive health” (PROMOTE Project). The project aims to estimate the incremental effect of three interventions in facilitating adolescent mothers’ (re)entry into school or vocation training. She is a co-investigator on the ‘Examining participation and experiences of women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) postgraduate training and careers in Kenya, UGANDA, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi’ study. Some of her notable work in evaluating capacity strengthening is: [i] A process evaluation of the global maternal sepsis study (GLOSS) study in collaboration with the WHO Human reproductive program, with a journal article published. [ii] Developing a Framework and Indicators to Improve Research Capacity Strengthening Evaluation Practice.