Two New Voices Senior Fellows Win Inaugural Elevate Prize

Congratulations to New Voices Senior Fellows Dr. Dixon Chibanda of Friendship Bench Global and Koketso Moeti of amandla.mobi for being selected as 2020 winners of the inaugural Elevate Prize. The goal of the prize is to find extraordinary, purpose-driven leaders all around the world, and to provide them with resources and support to dramatically increase their …

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African Women, Children Pay the Highest Price to COVID-19

BY Anatole Manzi — In June in New Delhi, the husband of Neelam Kumari Gautam transported his young wife in the back of a rickshaw to eight hospitals in the span of 15 hours. Despite her cries of pain, each hospital turned them away, and Neelam died in childbirth. Covid-19 had shut the doors, taken over the hospital beds, …

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New Voices COVID-19 Coverage

Updated 10/15 As the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc around the globe, New Voices fellows are providing important insights on how the pandemic is hitting Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as important policy suggestions on how governments and health authorities should respond. To date, 57 New Voices Fellows have given over 175 interviews and …

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