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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2013 - List of participants - GFMER members pages

Onyinye Edeh

School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Onyinye Edeh

Onyinye Edeh, MPH
Interim Manager, Anglophone Africa, Family Planning 2020, Washington, DC, USA
Founder & Executive Director, Strong Enough Girls' Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI)
Société coopérative médicale de Beaulieu scholarship

Onyinye Edeh is the Interim Manager for the Anglophone Africa portfolio of the country support team at Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) where she monitors country level progress and challenges with advancing Family Planning goals. She joined FP2020 in April 2019 following an incredible two-year fellowship with the Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) in Nigeria and the Republic of Niger whereby she examined and documented critical issues affecting the lives of girls, notably child marriage, female genital mutilation, girls’ access to education and empowerment. A Nigerian-American, Onyinye possesses over nine years of experience in international development and the non-profit sector, with focus on adolescent and women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. She obtained her Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology & Anthropology from the University of Washington-Seattle and Agnes Scott College, respectively. Onyinye holds graduate-level certificates in the Global Health of Women, Adolescents and Children and in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research from the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER). She has previously worked with the Georgia Department of Community Health, PATH, and Action Health Incorporated (AHI). Onyinye is the Founder & Executive Director of Strong Enough Girls’ Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI), an international non-profit organization dedicated to igniting, nurturing and harnessing the intellectual and social strengths of adolescent girls and young women through education, mentorship, and life skills development to promote strong character, excellence, good health, and community among girls.