Folami Harris, the Director of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge, voices her life story from a Dreamer coming to the United States from Jamaica to her work with DREAMS-IC.
Folami Harris, the Director of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge, talks to JSI’s Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough, about the hardships that brought her to America at age 16, that turned her from a Dreamer to the Director of the Department of State’s PEPFAR innovative girls focused program to end HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, DREAMS. The conversation spans Folami’s storied public health career and her drive to end gender-based violence (GVB) and the spread of HIV.
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Credits: Music by Scott Buckley