Dr. Maisha is a skeletal muscle biologist and has obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Science from the School of Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2017). She is strongly passionate about women’s leadership and gender equality. Dr. Maisha was selected as a Leader of Tomorrow at the prestigious 46th St. Gallen Symposium, advocating for equal opportunities and resources for women. She has conducted a pilot project, Leading Ladies in their Queendom, to share the micro-narratives of outstanding young women to highlight some of the challenges that hinder women’s empowerment in the 21st century. Dr. Maisha was invited by the 71st President of the General Assembly, His Excellency, Peter Thompson as a speaker for the High Level Sustainable Development Goals Action Event at the United Nations headquarters in New York.