Rayan Mamoon is a doctor, minority’s health rights activists, researcher and social entrepreneur who spent her last seven years addressing health issues affecting underprivileged communities in rural and conflict settings in Sudan.
“I dream of a future where everyone regardless of their age, ethnicity, gender, geographical location or financial status can access and afford preventive and curative health services” – says Rayan.
Rayan founded Courses Cross Borders in October 2018; a social enterprise that aims to empower health workers living in rural and conflict settings in Sudan, like Darfur.
As the founder and CEO of Courses Cross Borders, she managed to lead her team to provide affordable and in-place contextualised courses and training sessions to 1,000 health workers and students living in rural and conflict settings in Sudan. She represented Sudan in the Young African Leaders Initiative, is a global delegate in the American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford University and finally a research presenter in the Oxford International Health Congress. She was also the head of Health Education in Patient Support Organization and head of Medical Mission in Mada Organization in Sudan, focusing on providing free and accessible preventive and curative health services to underserved communities in rural and conflict settings in Sudan.