Carlos Quembo

Phone: 202-480-2332

Mr. Carlos QuemboUSICD is delighted to host 2018 IREX Community Solutions Program Fellow, Mr. Carlos Quembo! He is a passionate Mozambican lecturer, researcher and activist for the human rights of people with disabilities. He has a BA degree in history from Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo-Mozambique, a master’s in political science from Sciencespo Bordeaux, France and is currently finishing my PhD in International Development at Oxford University, United Kingdom. He is the parent of a child with a disability who runs a non-profit called APODEMOS. His personal experience advocating for his son fuelled his passion for working to understand the reality and challenges faced by other people with disabilities in his country and his work towards promoting and protecting the rights of people with disabilities on Mozambique and globally. Read Quembo's blog.