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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New Voices Senior Fellow Phyllis Omido Wins Landmark Environmental Case

Phyllis Omido has won a landmark class action suit against the owners of a lead smelter plant on behalf of the Owimo Uhuru community in Mombasa, Kenya. The “ruling comes after years of grassroots work by environmental activist Phyllis Omido, who launched a legal challenge against the government and the smelting plant owners, accusing them …

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Leading Development Experts from African, Asian, and Latin American Countries Join Aspen Institute’s 2020 New Voices Fellowship Program

Program to change the global development media and advocacy discussion includes 25 Fellows from 16 African, Asian and Latin American Countries. The Aspen Institute announced today the 2020 class of the New Voices Fellowship, a groundbreaking program which equips experts from developing countries to play a more powerful role as advocates and policymakers in the …

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