This Episode features Landry Ndriko Mayigane, – Ebola fighter, Climate Change Activist
In 2016, Landry was selected as one of the 100 most influential Young Africans. He is the founder and CEO of Rwanda Youth Alliance for Climate Change.
From 2014-2016, Landry was involved in the fight against the Ebola virus disease in Guinea, where he led a team of more than 100 international health workers deployed by the African Union Commission. As operations co-ordinator for the mission, he supervised field investigations involving over 700 Ebola patients across Guinea. For his efforts, Landry received a Medal of Service to Humanity, awarded by the African Union Commission in recognition of his bravery and exemplary work during the Ebola outbreak response in West Africa.
Landry is one of the mentors for the President Obama Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and the Queen of England’s Young leaders’ program. Currently he works for the World Health Organization where he advises the government of Mali on health security and emergencies management.