Frank Harle

Zambia Country Director

Frank Harle is Country Director of StrongMinds Zambia, where he is responsible for overseeing the strategic development, management, growth, sustainability, and external representation of the organisation’s operations in Zambia. After joining StrongMinds in April 2018 as a consultant supporting the leadership team in Uganda, Frank led the process of selecting Zambia as their second country of operation and oversaw the opening of operations in Lusaka in 2019. Prior to joining StrongMinds, Frank spent 15 years working in sub-Saharan Africa on health, education, and environmental issues, as Deputy Director of Restless Development Tanzania and Country Director for Restless Development South Africa.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 am EEST 09:30 am EEST Joining the dots: Breaking silos to create gender equality by 2030
Side Event
Kigali Serena Hotel - Auditorium

Delivering Health for All. Ending AIDS. Ensuring Gender Equality. All by 2030.

These are big goals, and achieving them will need new ways of thinking and collaborating. Read More

Frank Harle

Zambia Country Director


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Claude Mambo Muvunyi

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Dr. Lisa Avery

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Carmen Correa

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Anis Farid

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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda