Sarah Laurence

Research analyst, Health and Development Africa

Sarah Laurence spends much of her time on the road. She travels to and from communites as a research analyst for Health and Development Africa, providing technical assistance to NGOs and governmental departments on HIV prevention. She's a project manager for the John Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa. Laurence is a trained physiotherapist and has worked at both public and private hospitals. Recently she completed a postgraduate diploma in management at Wits Business School. She is studying for a master's in public health and sees a PhD somewhere in her future. � Hendri Pelser

Lunch spot: Espresso, Parktown, Johannesburg