Grace Munene, MSC

Assistant Director, International Summer Service Learning Program (Africa)
Office Phone: 
574-631-0421
Office Address: 
156 Geddes Hall

Grace Munene is the assistant director for the International Summer Service Learning Program for Africa at the Center for Social Concerns. Prior to joining the Center, she facilitated the development and implementation of different education and training programs within the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD). These included the U.S. Department of State, Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders; USAID| Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships; and USAID|fhi360 University Partnership between the University of Notre Dame and Balkh University.

Prior to joining NDIGD, she worked in program management, research and communication departments for the African Palliative Care Association (APCA), Uganda. Some of her previous roles include evaluating health outcomes in patients in several hospitals in Kenya; integrating legal services in hospice care in Uganda; promoting access to pain medication in several African countries including Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Cote d’Ivoire; and writing articles on hospice and palliative care news from Africa.

She has also been involved in developing and promoting literacy programs for different age groups while working with the St. Joseph County Public Library in South Bend, Indiana. She received her MSC in Applied Anthropology focusing on global health issues from the University of North Texas, Denton, and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Grace joined the Center staff in October 2017.

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Upcoming Events

January 2019

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2019 Social Concerns Fair
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

February 2019

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Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Labor Café
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

March 2019

01
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
21
Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
21
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
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Labor Café
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

April 2019

05
Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
12
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Labor Café
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

June 2019

04
Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)