Niamé Daffé
Research Assistant

Niamé is a Research Assistant at the Center for Global Health. She is of Malian origin but grew up in the Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), where she developed a curiosity for healthcare and access. Niamé graduated from Dartmouth College in 2018 with a double major in Biology and Sociology, and with a certificate in global health. Prior to joining MGH, Niamé worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a Fellow on the Global Border Health Team in the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, where she primarily worked in border health and emergency response. She then worked at a small global health non-profit organization called Build Health International (BHI) as part of the research and clinical planning team. Niamé is passionate about issues of social justice and health equity and enjoys exploring how socio-cultural contexts intersect with global health and development.