Lydia Ndebele, is a knowledge management analyst with more than 17 years of experience in knowledge management, learning and development including several years of field experience in Lesotho, South Africa and Zimbabwe. She has worked at the World Bank for 20 years in the areas of capacity building, knowledge management and learning and health systems strengthening. In the World Bank Institute, her role included support to managing the Flagship Program on Health Financing, and technical support to multi-stakeholder coalitions in East Africa and Latin America. She is a core member of Knowledge Management and Learning Team of the HNP Global Practice in the World Bank where she manages the Mentoring Program and supports the Joint Learning Network for UHC (JLN). In her current role with the JLN core team at the World Bank, Lydia works on supporting the JLN steering group, strengthening JLN country engagement, and coordinating the activities of the JLN’s Revisiting Health Financing Technical Initiative.
Lydia holds a Master of Arts in International Development from the American University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts Dual Honors Degree in Portuguese and French from the University of Zimbabwe.