Winter Okoth at the Nothing but Nets Leadership Summit

Winter Okoth

Winter Okoth, ScM is the founder at Pamoja Kenya Mentorship Alliance Organization and a devoted Nothing but Nets Malaria Champion, a United Nations Foundation Malaria advocacy campaign. Winter earned her double major bachelor’s degree (Biology & Chemistry, honors) from Thomas More University, and a Master of Science (ScM) degree in Molecular Microbiology & Immunology from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Growing up in a rural area near Kisumu, Kenya, I never realized that malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, was entirely preventable and treatable. It is a threat that my elders…