Knowledge Hub

Dr. Stellah Bosire- Transforming Her Community

BBC | May, 2024

From overcoming numerous barriers to becoming one of the leading voices in women’s health, our New Voices Fellow, Dr. Stellah Bosire’s story is truly inspirational. Her relentless dedication has not only paved the way for…

The Girl Who Figured It Out by Minda Dentler

Minda Dentler | May, 2024

An Inspiring True Story of Wheelchair Athlete Minda Dentler Becoming an Ironman World Champion Our 2017 New Voices Fellow, Minda Dentler, published a children’s book about her journey from orphan to Ironman triathlete. In these…

Health Chat: An in-Depth Conversation on Fighting Hepatitis in Africa; Zambia Receives New HIV Drug and Increasing Blood Donation in Africa

April, 2024

In an interview for Voice of America, Danjuma Adda, our 2023 Advanced Advocacy Fellow as well as our 2020 New Voices Fellow, shares his journey with Hepatitis and the importance of seeking treatment. As per…

The 100 Most Influential People of 2024: Kennedy Odede

Time Magazine | April, 2024

Kennedy Odede, our 2013 New Voices Fellow, has been named one of TIME‘s 100 Most Influential People this year. “Kennedy is living proof that individuals can lead themselves, and their communities, out of poverty. His…

Sanitation: Much more than a technical problem, a challenge for the citizens of Burkina Faso and for the world!

Christian MAMPUYA | April, 2024

The 2023 assessment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reveals a challenging situation for Burkina Faso with only one in four Burkinabè benefiting from access to adequate sanitation services. The lack of adequate sanitation will…

As a widow, I faced humiliation and stigma. Now I’m speaking up for others

Roseline Orwa | April, 2024

According to the World Widows Report, the global population of widows pre-covid stood at a staggering 258 million with about 38 million widows living in extreme poverty. The Covid-19 pandemic along with ongoing war and…

Women Catalysts: Inspiring Stories of Global Health Entrepreneurship

March, 2024

Women hold 70% of health worker positions globally, with 90% of those positions being held by nurses – despite only women holding 25% of leadership roles in health.  Women founders drive revenue, job growth, and…

Clare Byarugaba and Stephanie Musho featured in CNN: The Defenders: 30 people protecting women’s and LGBTQ+ rights as equals

March, 2024

At a time when countries are pushing to restrict and criminalize LGBTQ+ rights and terms such “Gender ideology” and are being used to foment fear, build political power and push back against hard-won advances in…

Sheyda Brown featured in The Black Wall Street Times: Transformative Generosity: MacKenzie Scott’s $2 Million Gift to Terence Crutcher Foundation

Nehemiah Frank | March, 2024

Earlier this month, MacKenzie Scott’s philanthropic initiative, Yield Giving, named the Terence Crutcher Foundation as one of the recipients of its Open Call grant program. The North Tulsa-based grassroots organization, dedicated to supporting communities facing…

Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng featured on the cover of Forbes Africa: Over 30 Under 50

March, 2024

For the first time, Forbes Africa in their latest issue “Over 30 Under 50” profiles women leading change in their 30s and 40s. From musicians and actors to business leaders and tech entrepreneurs, Forbes shines…