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Partnering for an Aids-free Africa

September, 2023

For the first time USAID is investing up to $45m over five years in partnership with South African Medical Research Council, for HIV vaccine research & development. Our 2021 New Voices Fellow, Tian Johnson and…

Nominate Today!

September, 2023

Nominations for the 2024 Healthy Communities Fellowship are now open!   What is our Healthy Communities Fellowship? At the heart of our program is the belief that those who have lived and learned through the…

Interview: Dismantling Structural Racism in Health Around the World

Tlaleng Mofokeng and Karabi Acharya | September, 2023

“Racism is not a phenomenon that’s just located in one geographical area or region in the world. Racism is a tool to advance imperialism”, says Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, that continues to permeate every aspect of…

Ola Orekunrin publishes new E-Book: “Journey to Series A”

Ola Orekunrin Brown | September, 2023

2013 New Voices Fellow, Ola Orekunrin Brown recently published her new e-book, Journey to Series A, which provides founders, funders, and policymakers with key insights and strategies to scale startups from inception to Series A funding….

Two Transformative Advocacy and Leadership Programs

The Aspen Global Innovators | September, 2023

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)…

Shuchin Bajaj wins the 14th Social Entrepreneur of Year Award-India

August, 2023

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…

My four-year-old daughter is asking questions about colonial history. How do I respond in an age-appropriate way?

Sisonke Msimang | August, 2023

In her latest Guardian Column, New Voices Fellow Sisonke Msimang highlights the importance of talking to children from an early age about history, race, and colonialism. In a powerful message to parents tackling how to…

Chiwoza Bandawe quoted in The Nation: Suicide cases rise in 2023 despite awareness

August, 2023

“We need to invest more and spend more money than the one percent of the national health budget that goes towards mental health” says Chiwoza Bandawe, a 2020 New Voices Fellow in a recent piece…

Gulrez Azhar featured in NPR: Why India’s yogurt drink lassi is the perfect drink for the hottest summer on record

August, 2023

When temperatures in northern India routinely climb north of 110 degrees, few people have air conditioning, and “everywhere you go, all around you, it’s sweaty, unbearable. It’s hot”, there are a few simple remedies that…

Barbie in India: a skin color debate, a poignant poem, baked in a cake

NPR | August, 2023

“Indian kids gravitated toward the white-skinned Barbie instead of the brown-skinned one because light-skinned women were considered more beautiful in India and an automatic choice,” says Elsa Marie D Silva, a 2015 New Voices Fellow,…