Joy Kamunyori

Joy Kamunyori, Senior Health Information Systems Advisor, USAID

Joy Kamunyori

Senior Health Information Systems Advisor, USAID

Joy Kamunyori, MCS, PMP, is a digital health and project management professional with over 15 years’ experience in global digital health implementation. Joy is currently a contractor with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) where she serves as a Senior Health Information Systems Advisor within the Office of HIV/AIDS (Bureau for Global Health). Prior to joining USAID, Joy worked for John Snow, Inc. (JSI) as a Program Director, Center for Digital Health, and for ICF as a Senior Health Informatics Advisor, providing technical and managerial leadership in digital health. Joy holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY), and a Master of Computer Science from the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA). She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is TOGAF 9 Certified. Outside work, Joy is an avid runner, having run 9 marathons. She also enjoys yoga, hiking, biking, and reading.

All Sessions by Joy Kamunyori

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Driving Ethics & Equity through Digital Innovations: The future of Al in Global Health

Led by: WomenLift Health.

Digital innovations such as AI are rapidly evolving to become crucial components of our everyday lives: from basic technology to revolutionizing primary care, the applications of AI are widespread. This session will feature accomplished leaders and experts who are driving equitable and ethical innovation and supporting the next generation of digital health and AI leadership. Together, participants will explore steps we can take to build equity and inclusivity into tools, including by diversifying women leadership in the field.

Moderator: Joy Kamunyori, Senior Health Information Systems Advisor, USAID

1. Dr Muthoni Ntonjira, Managing Director and Health Systems District Leader, Philips East Africa
2. Dr Olivia Velez, Director of Technical Services, Center of Digital and Data Excellence, PATH
3. Fraiser Kilonzo, Cyber Security Engineering Lead, Cyber Guard Africa
4. Caroline Mbindyo, CEO, Amref Health Innovations