BACKGROUND AND WORKING EXPERIENCE
LEAH NIELSEN MWAISANGO
Leah Nielsen Mwaisango is a social worker and currently employed by the Institute of Social Work as an Assistant Lecturer in the Social Work Department. Leah has volunteered with Fahari Yetu Foundation, a non - profit organization with a goal of supporting persons from different marginalized communities in Tanzania. Leah has worked with Selian Hospital in its department of HIV/AIDS. She has also worked with the Youth to Youth project which was in partnership with the German Foundation for World Population (DWS) as a HIV counselor and core facilitator for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive health education. The project aimed at empowering youths by giving them skills and changing their attitude towards life.
Leah has also worked with the International Rescue Committee which partners with the Institute of Social Work and the Department of Social Welfare on the Healing Families Project – Parenting skills. Also she has conducted training with the UN women on the project coordinated by the United Nation Women, Tanzania Gender Networking Program, Legal and Human Rights Center and ULINGO; whereby she facilitated training to Election Aspirants: Women, Youths and Persons with disabilities. She participated to The 5th IREN East Africa Thought Leaders Forum on the Theme: Africa’s Elusive asset – The Mind as the ultimate capital. Leah also volunteers and worked with Tanzania Gender Networking Program (TGNP) as a consultant/trainer in different projects
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