Runcie Chidebe, Global Health Innovator

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Through his nonprofit, Project PINK BLUE, Runcie Chidebe is changing the narrative about cancer in Nigeria. By engaging government, nonprofit, and private sector partners he provides advanced support to cancer patients.

Since his return home as an IVLP alumnus, Chidebe applies leadership strategies gained during his project to facilitate social empowerment and justice for underserved communities. As an active member of the Abuja Alumni Chapter, Chidebe uses his connections to organize events at U.S. Mission Nigeria’s network of 11 American corners. He seizes every opportunity to educate, inspire, and empower Nigerian youth.

Content edited by Sallie Bestul, Regina Navarro-Gomez, and Jenna Williams

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