Fiskani J.M. Kondowe
Fiskani J.M. Kondowe is currently a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher/PhD student within the Centre of Biostatistics at The University of Manchester. Her research project is on Exploring long term health outcomes of children born through Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) under the supervision of Dr. Stephen Roberts, Prof. Daniel Brison and Dr. Matthew Gittins. Her research interests lie in application of various statistical modelling methods in tackling public health issues with bias towards analysis of large survey datasets and implications on estimates derived using traditional statistical analysis methods. She is a Sub-Saharan Africa Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics Training (SSACAB) Fellow under the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa programme. She was working a Lecturer in Statistics at the University of Malawi prior to the ESR/PhD position. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Biostatistics, both from the University of Malawi. Outside of work, she is actively involved in various exciting community outreach activities aimed at encouraging and mentoring youths (focus on females) to purse (and remain in) STEM fields through and organisation she co-founded called Girls in STEAM Network Malawi.