Naturinda Emmanuel


Naturinda Emmanuel




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SVC Selected


Naturinda Emmanuel is a board-certified and licensed Biomedical scientist, Entrepreneurship Teacher, Author, and Published Researcher. As a scientist, his areas of expertise are infectious diseases, implementation science, and applied public health technologies. He has trained over 500 early-stage entrepreneurs across the African continent to address different problems in their local communities and build financially sustainable ventures.

Emmanuel has secured and managed entrepreneurship and research funding from principal granting institutions, such as the Resolution Project, Queen’s University, and Edplus at Arizona State University. He has traveled extensively and has been a panelist and facilitator at both local and international conferences.

He has actively contributed to various multinational projects, cultivating an extensive network of individuals worldwide and building collaborations with impactful organizations such as Africa CDC, Mastercard Foundation, and Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre, among others.

A thoughtful leader who is deeply committed to healthcare access and financial inclusion, Emmanuel has worked tirelessly to build initiatives that are collaborative and known for bold action and transformative impact.

He is a three-time recipient of the prestigious Mastercard Foundation scholarship. This is a scholarship awarded to extremely bright students who demonstrate academic talent, leadership potential, and commitment to lead social-economic transformation in their local communities.