Ms Grace Power
Research Projects Manager, Disease Control
Grace graduated from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and Goldsmiths College with a BA (Hons) in Anthropology and Ethnography of the Near and Middle East in 2011.
Since, she has held a variety of roles in programme delivery, grant management, research, education and communications, working across international development NGOs that focus on issues such as climate change, off-grid energy access and human rights. Prior to working in international development, Grace trained as a TEFL Language Instructor and worked in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and Madurai, India.
With an growing interest in public health and medical research, Grace has just completed a Diploma in Life Sciences for Subjects Allied to Medicine and has started a part-time MPH at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. At the same time, she is a Research Projects Manager in the Logan Group at the School and coordinates emergency preparedness, rapid response and development projects, contributes to research on vector-borne disease risk factors and outcomes and writes grants to support the development of tools and interventions in vector control.
Vector control, community outreach, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to Zika prevention and control measures.