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Tuyishime Claire Gasamagera

Claire Gasamagera is a multilingual activist and writer reporting on health, racial justice, and human rights. She was born with HIV in 1983 in Rwanda and survived the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. Gasamagera’s writing passion is inspired by her grandfather, Saverio Nayigiziki, an award winning multilingual writer. She started as an amateur writing for her college and local newspapers, then a blogger for UNICEF’s “Countdown to Zero” project and a key correspondent for the International AIDS Alliance. Gasamagera is a contributing writer for several US-based AIDS Magazines and the winner of the 2019 America’s AIDS Magazine Christopher Hewitt Award for nonfiction.

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