JOIN US! New Voices Fellows Release new eBook & Host Virtual Book Launch | 22 Sept

Download our Free Ebook: Decolonising Development in South Asia is a compendium of essays by five South Asian fellows of the Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship. Each essay addresses the significance of the de-colonial discourse in the Asian context, focusing on a particular topic, like health, gender, and peace. The compendium applies a practitioner’s lens to …

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Malaria is deeply personal for this Kenyan scientist

By Bill Gates — Damaris grew up in Birongo, Kenya, a rural village in the country’s western highlands. She showed remarkable talent in math and science from an early age, but she experienced discrimination at school and in her community because of her gender. Even some extended family members couldn’t understand why the family would …

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CLEARING THE WAY FOR SEA TURTLES

By David Vasquez — The murmur of waves mingled with the teenagers’ laughter as they set their pails down in the white coral sands of Diani Beach. Kevin Lunzalu was satisfied with the contents of each brightly colored bucket—plastic bottles and debris, which unfortunately adorn this coastal area. Diani Beach is one of Kenya’s most …

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Kwagala wins European Union Human Rights award 2022

By Yudaya Nangonzi — A human rights lawyer and executive director of the Women’s Probono Initiative, PRIMAH KWAGALA, 34, is the 2022 winner of the European Union Human Rights Defenders’ award. The award is given annually by the EU member states and the Embassy of Norway to recognize an outstanding contribution by a human rights …

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