Pulse November 2018 - Page 73

PEOPLE OF ISPA Our ISPA community is full of diverse talents and inspiring stories, all working towards the same goal: a healthier world. MEET Christine Mbaye Muchemu MBA Candidate 2019, Winner of 2018 ISPA Foundation Mary Tabacchi Scholarship FUN FACT Christine participated as a founder in an entrepreneurship incubator over the summer. Three words to describe herself: Driven, Ambitious and Goal-oriented “It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.” — MUHAMMAD ALI THE SCOOP l l l l VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT l Now lives in: Ithaca, New York Born and raised in: Nairobi, Kenya Favorite television show: Game of Thrones Proudest accomplishment: Making a new life for herself in Canada When stressed: Christine loves running Christine volunteered at a women’s shelter when she lived in Canada, as well as the Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa. People of ISPA WANT TO SHARE YOUR STORY? Visit peopleofispa.com and click “Share your story.” We can’t wait to hear from you! November 2018 ■ PULSE 71