Ms. Lombe Tembo

Lombe Tembo Shuma, based in Zambia, is a Grant Program Officer/Engagement Lead at ORCID, an international non-profit organization that offers unique identifiers for researchers and scholars, facilitating the connection of their research activities across various systems. Lombe’s role involves enhancing equity of participation in ORCID, with a particular focus on currently underrepresented regions, notably in the Global South.

Additionally, she plays a key role in expanding membership and adoption within these underserved areas, while ensuring member satisfaction and the delivery of value. Lombe holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, which provide her with a strong foundation for her contributions to advancing research collaboration and scholarly communication.