Community

We support locally-rooted, globally networked innovative leaders around the globe through our Fellowship programs and government partnerships. Explore our community database below to learn more.

Myshkin Ingawale

Myshkin Ingawale

Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship
India

Myshkin co-founded Biosense, an internationally recognized med-tech company designing and building innovative, disruptive healthcare technologies. Notably, ToucHb, a needle-free blood hemoglobin testing device, and uChek,…

Maulik Sisodia

Maulik Sisodia

Environment
India

“If you work for water, you are working for every dimension of development,” says Maulik Sisodia, the executive director of Tarun Bharat Sangh, a water-focused…

Fredros Okumu

Fredros Okumu

Health
Kenya

Fredros is currently the director of science at the Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania’s premier health research institution. In this role, he is focused on malaria…

Deborah Nakatudde

Deborah Nakatudde

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Uganda

Nakatudde Deborah is the founder and Executive Director of Serving Lives Under Marginalization -SLUM an organization in Uganda that provides SRHR services, HIV prevention, care…

Kopano Mabaso

Kopano Mabaso

Food Security, Health
South Africa

Dr. Kopano Mabaso is a South African medical doctor currently undertaking a DPhil (PhD) in Population Health at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes…

Jamila Abass

Jamila Abass

Food Security
Kenya

Jamila was recently named as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders from Africa. Prior to the YGL initiative, Jamila was CEO and…

Donald SINGUE

Donald SINGUE

Environment
Ivory Coast (Cote D`Ivoire)

Donald SINGUE is a development economist and finance expert who guides African Governments on strengthening their financial resilience against climate change and being better prepared…

Aza Nedhari

Aza Nedhari

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
DC, United States

Aza Nedhari, MS, LM, CPM is a forward-thinking and visionary Maternal Health activist with a proven track record of exhibiting her strengths in innovative thinking,…

Assia Sidibe

Assia Sidibe

Food Security
Mali

Assia heads the Francophone section of the African Risk Capacity, a ground-breaking extreme weather insurance scheme designed to help African Union members cope with the…

Bakary Sidibe

Bakary Sidibe

Health
Ivory Coast (Cote D`Ivoire)

Bakary is Liberia country director for Last Mile Health, which works to provide quality healthcare for people in the most remote communities worldwide. A native…

Junaid Nabi

Junaid Nabi

Health
India

Junaid is a physician, public health researcher, bioethicist, and a writer. As a Kashmiri, he has a unique perspective on living between nations and bringing…

Dixon Chibanda

Dixon Chibanda

Health
Zimbabwe

Dixon, a trained psychiatrist, is a Wellcome researcher and DELTAS Africa awardee at the University of Zimbabwe. Dixon is also a Director of the African…

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