2020 Leadership Journey Project: Creating a low-cost peer education model to augment and improve the impact of unconditional cash transfers on sexual and reproductive health.
Iris Mwanza is the Director of Community Health Roadmap. Prior to joining Community Health Roadmap, Iris was Executive Director of BroadReach Institute for Training and Education (BRITE). Previously, she worked as the Chief Operations Officer for the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). At CIDRZ, she ran the operations for large scale prevention, care and treatment programs for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Cervical Cancer. Before CIDRZ, Iris worked at the World Bank in Washington DC in the South Asia, Finance and Private Sector Development Group. Early in her professional career, Iris worked as a corporate lawyer in both Zambia and the US.
Iris Mwanza has an M.A. and Ph.D. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, as well as law degrees from Cornell University and the University of Zambia.