Bakita is a qualitative researcher, writer and poet. She works at the University of Oxford on the Nourish-UK study. The study explores infant-feeding decisions among mothers and birthing parents living with HIV. She also serves on ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action Strategic Advisory Committee and is a member of the Sexual Health and HIV All East Research (SHARE) Collaborative Community Advisory Board. Bakita first joined our Emerging Voices programme in 2019.