Opinion: Why I’m An Invisible Man In The Global Vaccine Campaign

BY: Ifeanyi Nsofor — I began my global health career as a surveillance officer with Nigeria’s National Programme on Immunization. So of course I’ve been following the vaccine news with a close eye. I was elated when the first COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be effective late last year. Knowing how effective vaccines can be …

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New Voices Senior Fellow Awarded 2021 AAAS Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science

Congratulations to New Voices Senior Fellow Esther Ngumbi for receiving the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Manu L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science. This award seeks to recognize scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science. As a New Voices Fellow, Esther has published more …

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LEADING DEVELOPMENT EXPERTS FROM AFRICAN, ASIAN, AND LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES JOIN ASPEN INSTITUTE’S 2021 NEW VOICES FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The Aspen Institute announced today the 2021 class of the New Voices Fellowship, welcoming a new cohort of pathfinding experts from Africa, Asia and Latin America to take up more powerful roles as advocates and policymakers in the global development discussion. “The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that the global development discussion needs new thinking …

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New Voices Senior Fellows’ Awards, Recognitions & Appointments in 2020

A sampling of the ways NVF Senior Fellows soared in 2020 — 2013 class: · Jacques Sebisaho was selected as a 2020 Emerson Collective Dial Fellow. The fellowship “equips remarkable social entrepreneurs with new communications tools to strengthen their voices and extend the impact of their work.” · Kennedy Odede was awarded the Head of State’s Commendation by President …

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