SRHR Africa Trust (formerly the Southern African AIDS Trust)
While employed at the SRHR Africa Trust (SAT), Dr Choonara in her capacity as Regional Adolescent Health Manager was part of a team leading the successful implementation of HER VOICE FUND. A pilot project by the Global Fund to include adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in HIV policies across thirteen sub-Saharan African Countries. Together with the stellar team she also launched the Her Voice Ambassador Programme.
Dr Choonara’s entry point and developing a passion for youth was through being offered the platform at SAT to spearhead youth leadership and development programmes, namely the Regional Youth Hubs (#SAT4YOUTH) across Eastern and Southern Africa. Additionally, she was responsible for developing leadership programmes in sexual and reproductive health, titled “Creating a YouthQuake in SRHR.”