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.

Tabitha Saoyo Griffith

Tabitha Saoyo Griffith

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Kenya

Tabitha is a human rights lawyer in Kenya, who litigates on behalf of marginalized women. She specializes in issues related to safe abortion, forced sterilization…

Regina Agyare Honu

Regina Agyare Honu

Governance
Ghana

Regina Agyare is a young, dynamic, social entrepreneur who is finding new ways to harness technology to promote social change in West Africa. Agyare graduated…

Marion Subah

Marion Subah

Health
Liberia

Marion Subah, a Health System Strengthening public health professional is a registered Nurse Midwife with great passion for quality Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health…

Primah Kwagala

Primah Kwagala

Governance, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Uganda

Primah has handled cases involving patients, illegal detentions in health facilities, access to emergency obstetric care, access to free vital medicines, and has led teams…

Nikia Grayson

Nikia Grayson

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
TN, United States

Dr. Nikia Grayson, DNP, MSN, MPH, MA, CNM, FNP-C (she/her/hers) is a Reproductive Justice informed public health activist, anthropologist, and family nurse-midwife who has devoted…

Emma Naluyima

Emma Naluyima

Food Security
Uganda

Dr. Emma Naluyima is a smallholder farmer in Uganda and a private veterinarian focusing on clinical medicine and herd health. She has previously worked for…

Muhammad Sabir

Muhammad Sabir

Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship, Education
Pakistan

Muhammad was born in the slums of Lahore and expected never to go to school or make a meaningful life for himself, but collecting trash…

Maymunah Kadiri

Maymunah Kadiri

Health
Nigeria

Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri is a psychiatrist, mental health advocate and coach who is passionate about people’s mental wellness and provides workable tips and tools…

Stephen Kennedy

Stephen Kennedy

Health
Liberia

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…

Mohamed Aburawi

Mohamed Aburawi

Health
Libya

Mohamed is a Libyan doctor working to address systemic healthcare shortcomings in low resource settings. In 2011, when the Libyan Civil War broke out in…

Abdul-Rahman Edward Koroma

Abdul-Rahman Edward Koroma

Health
Sierra Leone

Abdul-Rahman Edward Koroma is a physically challenged disability activist, advocating for the rights and social and economic inclusion of individuals with disabilities. Driven by a…

Lolo Ihesie

Lolo Ihesie

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Nigeria

Lolo started her own social enterprise, LoloTalks, to increase comprehensive sexuality education across Nigeria, with a special focus on people in underserved communities such as…

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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.