I am a medical doctor by training from Khartoum, Sudan. Through my medical practice in rural, urban and voluntary work, I gained a keen interest of public health that motivated me to apply for MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine. This MSc sparked further interest in social sciences and ignited my deep rooted passion for gender equality and health equity. I decided to apply for a DPhil in Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. I am looking into the relationship between climate change and inter-personal violence against adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. I am also working as a research assistant in the Accelerate Team along with inspiring and incredible researchers working towards the overarching goals of improving the lives of adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa.