Meet the Chilombo Careers Team!
Vanessa Da Costa, MPH
Founder/CEO & Career Consultant
Vanessa is a Data Analysis Advisor at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She is a Global Health Professional with over 5 years of experience in data analytics, management, and visualization in the context of HIV/AIDS and family planning. She holds a Master of Public Health Degree in Global Epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Minor in African Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Go Heels! She has a strong interest in career development, and has spent the past 5 years working globally (U.S, Rwanda, South Africa) while simultaneously assisting students, colleagues, and peers revise and edit job applications, resumes, cover letters, essays, and providing them with academic and career advice.
Toska Cooper, MPH
Toska is a Project Manager at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Injury Prevention Research Center where she manages state and federal level funded opioid overdose prevention research projects. She has over 4 years of experience in public health team management, resource allocation, and technical writing. Toska holds a Master of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Health Sciences from West Virginia University and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and SAS Programmer. She has a strong interest in helping others become the best version of themselves through professional and personal development. Toska is excited to put her skills to work for the betterment of Chilombo Careers and all clients.