GAZELLE STL DECEMBER 2017 - Page 76

Amazing Women of 2017 By Vi c k i Fr e n c h B e n n i n g t o n A s 2017 comes to a close, we can’t help but look back at some of the wonderful women who have inspired us throughout the year. All of them have been amazing in her or his (we had one man this year) own way. We thought we would take a peek at some of the highlights. Dr. Lalage Katunga Research Scientist Growing up in Zimbabwe, Dr. Lalage Katunga knew she wanted to help others, but the road to discovering what has become her chief focus took her across an ocean and another continent. “In Zimbabwe, there were many public health concerns, and when I was a child, huge issues began with HIV a