Grace Gatera hails from Kigali, Rwanda. She believes that mental health is the foundation of a healthy life and has dedicated her life to achieving this for marginalized and forgotten populations in Rwanda. Grace has an extensive and varied communications background having worked at and for organisations such as Partners In Health Rwanda, Actionaid Rwanda,Straight Talk Foundation Africa, Yego Rwanda among others. She has developed case studies, feature stories, blogs, and other communication materials. Grace also volunteers as a Youth Division Lead for the Women's Healing Ministries, a subset of Yego Rwanda, where she provides peer counseling and language translation services at the organization’s counseling sessions for mental health victims. She has written for The New Times Rwanda,and is a member of Rwandan Bloggers Community. Grace holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Uganda Christian University.