Grace Munene, MSC

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

Grace Munene is the Assistant Director for the International Summer Service Learning Program at the Center for Social Concerns with a focus on Africa. Before joining the Center, she worked for the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) where she facilitated the development and implementation of various education programs such as the U.S. Department of State, Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders; the USAID|Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships, and the USAID|fhi360 University Partnership between the University of Notre Dame and Balkh University.

In addition, her previous experience includes working in various capacities involving program management and administration, advocacy, and communication for the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) in Uganda and Kenya. While at APCA, she facilitated the development and implementation of various programs and partnerships advocating for the availability and accessibility of hospice and palliative care services across multiple countries in Africa including Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Tanzania, The Gambia, Cote d’Ivoire, among others.

Grace received her MSC in Applied Anthropology focusing on global health issues from the University of North Texas, Denton, and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Grace joined the Center staff in fall 2017.

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January 2021

February 2021

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Application Open | SSLP 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (All day)
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Social Concerns Fair
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Application Close | SSLP 2021
Monday, February 15, 2021 (All day)

March 2021

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2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 11:00am to 8:15pm
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2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm

April 2021