Ella Phombeya Banda

After graduating with her Master’s degree Ella returned to Malawi to work as a Chief Research Officer at the Malawi National Examinations Board for two years. She then followed her husband to Botswana where her husband was working and she devoted her time to taking care of her children.


They then moved to Ohio where her husband has a fellowship.  In Ohio she is now working on her dissertation for her Ph.D. in the Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Program at UMass Amherst where she is still enrolled as a doctoral student.   She is also exploring opportunities for employment.


Email: ellabanda03@gmail.com


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