Constance Shumba is a global health expert and is passionate about advancing the rights of communities as co-producers of change and creating safe and enabling environments that empower them to maximize their health potential. She is a dynamic cross-cultural leader, who optimizes efficiency through effective strategies and delivers results in line with global performance standards. She has experience in designing and delivering complex and high-quality impactful health and nutrition programs in Africa and in Asia. Her experience spans several areas: comprehensive HIV and sexual and reproductive health rights programs; TB, malaria; integrated community case management; quality improvement, implementation research, curriculum development and health systems strengthening. Constance currently works as a Faculty member for the Aga Khan University, Kenya. She has over 22 published articles in peer-reviewed journals and is an honorary faculty member for the MPH program at the University of Liverpool. She was a World Board member of the World YWCA from 2007 until 2011, and took part in designing policies and providing strategic direction to this world movement, with a membership of over 25 million women and girls.