Shaun Bera – Women Deliver
2020

Shaun Bera

  • Age: 28
  •    |   He/him/his

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It is the moral responsibility of young technologists and researchers to work on the world's health challenges in order to provide better healthcare systems for the worlds underprivileged communities.

- Shaun Bera

Bio

Shaun Bera is originally from Zimbabwe and currently lives in the United Kingdom. He received a Master of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Shaun is an International AIDS Society Youth Ambassador, Adolescents Treatment Coalition member, member of the Global Coalition of Tuberculosis Activists, One Young World Ambassador, and Generation Now Core Group member.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Seeing women in my community who had so much potential in solving the world's problems being disadvantaged by the societies I have lived in has made me advocate for gender equality.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

I am pioneering the largest digital health technology initiative, which aims to strengthen healthcare systems in Africa and serve underprivileged communities.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy playing chess, reading novels, and doing yoga.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Shona (Advanced/Native)
  • Ndebele (Elementary)

Speaks On:

  • HIV prevention and treatment for adolescent girls and young women
  • mental health of adolescent girls and young women
  • mental health for rape survivors

Past Awards, Certifications, or Fellowships:

  • International AIDS Society Youth Ambassador
  • One Young World Ambassador
  • Adolescents Treatment Coalition member
  • Global Coalition of Tuberculosis Activists member

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