Laura Ngumama’anwi Ambe currently serves as Programme Officer for the Saving Lives and Livelihood Programme of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), a specialized technical institution of the African Union. Before taking up this role, she served as the Assistant to the former Director of Africa CDC in 2019.
Prior to this current position, she served as Assistant Liaison Officer of the UNESCO Liaison Office to the African Union, where she initially served as an African Union Youth Volunteer. In 2016, she worked as a Refugee Integration Officer at the Malteser Refugee Registration Center in Halle Saale, Germany.
Laura holds a Master’s in Global Studies from Leipzig University, Germany, and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. She is currently studying for a Master’s in Public Health Management at James Lind University Switzerland. Laura holds a Bachelor in Educational Psychology from the University of Buea Cameroon. She is also a Licensed Practical Nurse. In 2016, Laura received the DAAD Scholarship, and between 2011 and 2012, she received the President of the Republic of Cameroon Excellence Award to Meritorious Students of Cameroon State Universities.