Dr. Ifunanya Stellamaris Anyanwu (formerly Chinweuba) is a medical doctor, data analyst, and an internationally certified project manager whose online brand name is Dr. STM. She is a Sustainable Development Goals advocate, with a focus on SDGs 3 and 5- “Good Health and Wellbeing” and “Gender Equality” respectively.
In 2016, she acquired her medical degree from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (formerly Anambra State University), Nigeria, and she was equally the valedictorian. Since then, she has furthered her knowledge base and acquired several certifications in public health, data management, and project management from reputable international bodies including University of Washington, West African Institute of Public Health, and Project Management Institute.
She is also the founder and principal consultant of Novaros Care, a healthcare management consulting firm that supports healthcare brands (professionals and organizations) with data management, project management, and research solutions.
In her interest to contribute to social developmental projects, she sits as a board member with Media Health Foundation and volunteers with Heal for Africa Initiative where she has contributed immensely towards their growth by adding to their structuring, project management, volunteers’ management, and online branding.
Her public health interest typically revolves around women’s health, mental health, and noncommunicable diseases.
Ifunanya is passionate about seeing women excelling and breaking boundaries in their fields. She is also very particular about talent management and work-life balance, and loves helping people to build and live a fulfilling life.
Beyond her regular professional work, she delights serving as a public speaker or a host/compere for corporate events.
If you catch Ifunanya glued to a movie, then it’s likely an action movie, a sports show, or a food show.