Sarah Meteke is the Knowledge Management and Translation Associate at Grand Challenges Canada and is responsible for analyzing and synthesizing data across the Innovation Platform for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH). Sarah plays a key role in reviewing and validating results from GCC-funded innovators, while supporting the creation of various knowledge products.
Sarah holds a Master of Science in the Control of Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an Honors B.Sc in Biology from Western University. Sarah’s previous experience has focused on research, data analysis and program evaluation. Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, she worked at SickKids–Centre for Global Child Health where she reviewed the delivery of infectious disease interventions in conflict settings. She also worked as a Knowledge Translation Consultant at Women’s Health in Women’s Hands for the MSAFIRI (“Understanding HIV Transmission in African and Caribbean Black communities following arrival in Canada”) cohort study. Sarah is specifically interested in topics that thematically tie into infection control and global health policy, with a strong passion for promoting health awareness, education, and equity.