Grace Gatera is a lived-experience mental health and NCDs advocate, living in Kigali, Rwanda. She works as an advisor for the Wellcome Trust Mental Health Priority Area, is a commissioner on the Lancet Commission on Gender Based Violence and the Maltreatment and is also a young leader for the Lancet Commission for Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development. Grace is passionate about meaningful youth involvement particularly for under-resourced and under-represented populations in the world.