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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…
Shuchin Bajaj, our 2022 New Voices Fellow and founder of Ujala Cygnus Healthcare which provides super-speciality tertiary health care at low cost to underserved communities, was recently awarded the 14th Social Entrepreneur of the Year…
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.
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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.
Wadongo, who grew up in rural Kenya, made his mark early by designing a solar lamp made from mostly recycled materials that could be easily…
Francisca Mutapi is a professor in Global Health Infection and Immunity, co-Director of the Global Health Academy and Deputy Director of the NIHR Global Health…
Omezzine is a Tunisian activist who now serves as president and founder of “Mobdi’un” a non-profit that promotes youth social inclusion and social transformation through…
Food Security Kenya
Mercy is a Research Scientist for the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). She is an experienced nutritionist and research scientist with expertise in nutrition-sensitive…
Food Security India
Sathya Raghu is the Co-founder and President at Cosmos Green & Kheyti, organizations with small farmer focus that he set up after quitting his corporate…
Nelson Olanipekun is founder and executive director of Citizens Gavel, a Nigerian NGO aimed at improving the access to justice and citizen engagement through the…
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!