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.

Kevin Lunzalu

Kevin Lunzalu

Environment
Kenya

Growing up, Kevin loved visiting the Nairobi National Park. He was fascinated with the work of the rangers and how they closely interacted with the…

Boaz Keizire

Boaz Keizire

Food Security
Ethiopia

Boaz is the Head of Policy and Advocacy at the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), based in Nairobi, which promotes better farming…

Stephanie Musho

Stephanie Musho

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Kenya

Stephanie Musho is an accomplished human rights lawyer currently working on financing for the SDGs and global financial architecture reform.  She previously worked on gender…

Koketso Moeti

Koketso Moeti

Governance
South Africa

Koketso Moeti has a long background in civic activism and has over the years worked at the intersection of governance, communication and people power. She…

Olanike Adeyamo

Olanike Adeyamo

Health
Nigeria

Professor Olanike Adeyemo is a COMSTECH Distinguished scholar and represents sub-Saharan Africa on the 6th Steering Committee of the World Food Security’s High-Level Panel of…

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…

Elijah Addo

Elijah Addo

Food Security
Ghana

Elijah Amoo Addo is a Ghanaian “celebrity chef” and food stylist who has become a social entrepreneur through his creation of Food for All Africa….

Leah Upton

Leah Upton

Health
OK, United States

Dr. Leah Upton is a physician leader in a community clinic who builds structures for whole-person, whole-family care that encourages physical, mental, and social health….

Leonora “Light” Walker

Leonora “Light” Walker

Social Justice - Equity
TX, United States

Leonora “Light” Walker,a symbol of resilience and societal transformation, Walker emerged from incarceration and addiction to become a dynamic force for change. As the Founder…

Jamar Hill

Jamar Hill

Health
AR, United States

Jamar Hill, Founder of Gamers Baseball Alaska/RBI Alaska, is a former professional baseball player and current youth coach whose lived experiences empowers him to provide access…

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…

Nelson Olanipekun

Nelson Olanipekun

Governance
Nigeria

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…

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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.