Ideas Made Impact
We elevate global leaders who are catalyzing equitable transformations in health and development.
L’Aspen Global Innovators Group et Niyel Annoncent la Promotion Inaugurale des Membres d’Impact Afrique de l’Ouest Soutenant les créateurs de changement qui façonnent l’avenir de la santé et du développement dans le monde Washington DC,…
The Aspen Global Innovators Group Launches Two Transformative Advocacy and Leadership Programs Elevating Global Health and Development Expert Voices with Two Innovative Initiatives Washington, DC, September 6, 2023 – The Aspen Global Innovators (AGI)…
The report provides an in-depth look at our progress across key initiatives: The Aspen Institute Forum on Women and Girls, AMP Health, The Artisan Alliance, New Voices Fellowship, Healthy Communities Fellowship, and the Communities First…
The Aspen Global Innovators Promise
For over 30 years, the Aspen Global Innovators Group has empowered health and development leaders from across Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Island States to build a safe, sustainable and healthier future for all people and communities. The impact of our Fellows reverberates across the globe.
Our mission is to empower visionary leaders and innovators who are working to build a more equitable society. Our global community stands tall with local leaders, collaborators, healers and fellows who have long been beacons in this movement and whose voices and work are critical to reshaping a healthy, equitable future for all. We are committed to amplifying the voices and impact of those who are leading this work.
through Fellow-led direct service care and policy initiatives
to Fellows and partners after AGI initial leadership investments
where AGI Fellows and programs work and operate
and Management Partners
Combined total of publication-wide audience figures for all outlets featuring coverage
through Fellow publications and speaking engagements
Click on a location to learn about our fellows' work
14 countries in Africa
Aspen Global Innovators Group Media Coverage
Join our community for timely conversations!
Catalyzing locally-rooted, globally networked leaders to become visible, effective advocates to champion more equitable development systems.
Catalyzing local leaders who are spearheading movements to solve health inequities.
The Communities First Global Collaborative brings new voices and solutions to the table that are community-inspired and community-driven to help create a health system that works for all.
By creating a forum to share knowledge and experience, Aspen Ideas: Health offers a unique opportunity to turn ideas into action and carve pathways toward better health for all.
Chinery is passionate about promoting women’s rights in African countries. In her role at AWDF, she works with women-led organizations to build their leadership and…
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Zimbabwe
Dr Webster Mavhu is a Social scientist and Global Health practitioner with a PhD in Social science & Public Health from University College London UK,…
With 27 years of experience as a medical doctor, Dr. Stephen Kennedy is the co-principal investigator (Co-PI) of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Vaccine Trial…
Samuel “SAS” Kargbo
Health Sierra Leone
Dr. Samuel Kargbo is the director of Health Systems, Policy, Planning and Information in the in Ministry of Health & Sanitation of Sierra Leone. His…
Deborah Ahenkorah Osei-Agyekum
Deborah Ahenkorah is passionate about reading, and about bringing African children compelling stories that will encourage a life-long engagement with books and literacy. “Imagine that…
Elmer is the President of the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation in Nigeria, the country with the highest-burden of sickle cell disease in the world. Experiencing…
The Aspen Global Innovators Group supports two flagship fellowship programs. These fellowships enable leaders to amplify their voices, visibility and impact. Leaders bring expertise from all sectors and include entrepreneurs, community organizers and local experts who are both proximate to the greatest health and development challenges of our time and also bring lived and learned experience to their solutions.
Our fellows and community partners are committed to advance the discourse and impact of global health and development innovations by creating knowledge products. The knowledge hub is a resource for all who are dedicated to learning from and collaborating with this dynamic community!