Dr. Natasha Salifyanji Kaoma
Dr. Natasha Salifyanji Kaoma is a global reproductive health champion, medical doctor and epidemiologist. She is passionate about the empowerment of youth and women which prompted her to start Copper Rose Zambia, a youth-led organization that works with adolescents and women by providing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) awareness, menstrual health management, youth leadership, and economic empowerment programs. Natasha has global leadership expertise as a Family Planning 2020 Reference Group Youth Focal Point and a member of the UN Every Woman Every Child (UN-EWEC) steering committee, where she supports the inclusion of young people in policy making with regards to reproductive health. Natasha is a 120 Under 40: New Generation of Family Planning Leaders Champion, 2019 Commonwealth Masters Scholar at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Epidemiology), 2017 Queens Young Leaders award recipient, and Zambian Women of the Year: Healthcare Champion.