African Studies Alumni Wins Rising Star Award – African Studies Program – UW–Madison

In August, 2018, the UW-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies announced the winners of their Rising Star and Distinguished Alumni awards. Among them is African Studies alumni, Kevin Gibbons.

The Nelson Institute Rising Star Alumni Award recognizes the accomplishments of alumni who are making a significant difference in the world soon after graduation and who have attained a notable degree of success or impact through their professional accomplishments and/or community service.

As the co-founder and Executive Director of Health Access Connect in Kampala, Uganda, Kevin Gibbons works to provide residents of remote villages with access to health services, such as anti-retroviral treatment, perinatal services, malaria treatment, child checkups and more. Launched in 2014, Health…

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