Gloria Umwali is a mental health advocate and aspiring therapist. She is passionate about sojourning with people on their healing journeys through therapy, with a particular interest in holistic practices and the human capacity to build resilience. Gloria is a part of a youth-led organization called You Matter Initiative, for mental health promotion. Among other interests, she enjoys writing poetry, listening to podcasts and having insightful conversations with peers. Gloria works with Geruka in stretching community mental health services for youth through culturally innovative ways and Youth peer mental health support services.