Gill is a Director at the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation, a non-profit community interest organization based in Cape Town, specializing in research and social development. Gill has extensive international research experience, having been involved in major biomedical research programmes focussing on TB and HIV in Brazil, Malawi and South Africa. After obtaining a PhD in immuno-genetics from Cambridge University (1997), Gill joined the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as a post-doctoral fellow and studied immuno-epidemiology in rural Malawi for 5 years (1997-2002). Thereafter, Gill moved to South Africa, taking up a senior scientific position in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University (2002-2010). Since 2006 Gill has lead multiple community engagement initiatives providing feedback to local communities about their involvement in biomedical research activities, and has pioneered the creation of two short plays aimed at increasing TB awareness. In 2010, Gill co-founded the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation, undertaking participatory action research into socio-cultural cultural aspects TB and HIV in Cape Town. Dr. Black has been trained in the production of digital stories by experts from IDS, Sussex, and has enjoyed developing those skills through her work with SLF. Most recently Gill lead the Delft Youth Theatre project, 2012 Advocacy Winner of the Stop TB Partnership Innovative TB contest.