New Voices Senior Fellows Call for Equity in International Development Funding

Four New Voices Senior Fellows wrote a letter in the latest issue of Nature Medicine, calling for more transparency and equity from international development funders. Ngozi Erondu (NVF ’17), Ify Aniebo (NVF ’16), Janet Midega (NVF ’17), and Fredos Okumu (NVF ’19) joined forced with two other African researchers to critique a US$30 million grant …

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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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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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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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