Spotlight on Mohamed Sesay

Career background:

I am a Computer Sciences graduate with a BSC Hons degree from Central University Mile 91, conferred in 2022. My career journey has encompassed diverse roles and responsibilities, which have equipped me with valuable skills and experiences.

From 2014 to 2015, I served as an Alert Response Monitor at Action Against Hunger, where I contributed to emergency response efforts. Following this, I assumed the role of Data Officer at Action Against Hunger’s Moyamba Branch, further strengthening my data management skills and commitment to humanitarian causes.

In January 2021, I transitioned to the position of Data Clerk at Concern Worldwide, based in the Magburaka Branch. This role allowed me to refine my data processing capabilities and work within a broader humanitarian context.

In January 2022, I embarked on a new chapter as a District Research Officer at the Welbodi Partnership, stationed in Moyamba. This role has been a significant opportunity for me to engage in research and contribute to community development in a meaningful way.

Complementing my practical experience, I have continuously pursued professional development through online courses at the Global eLearning Centre, specifically at Philanthropy University. These courses have expanded my knowledge and skills, allowing me to stay updated with industry trends and best practices.

Role in CRIBS:

I have had the privilege of working as a District Research Officer as part of the CRADLE Project, during which I conducted data collection activities across various Peripheral Health Units and Hospitals throughout the district.

Something about your CRIBS experience:

While serving as a District Research Officer, I had the opportunity to participate in a CRIBS national meeting and engage in an intensive series of research training sessions. These experiences ignited a deep passion for research within me, and I am now wholeheartedly committed to making research my lifelong career. 

Something personal:

I have a strong passion for playing football and staying updated by listening to the news. Looking ahead, I aspire to pursue a career as a researcher, driven by my curiosity and dedication to exploring new horizons.

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