2021 Fellows

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Maria Omare

Award-winning disability inclusion advocate Maria Omare is the founder and executive director of The Action Foundation.

2020 Fellows

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Brenda Shuma

Pediatric occupational therapist Brenda Shuma is co-founder and director of the Gabriella Centre in Moshi, Tanzania.

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Robert Dolo

Dr. Dolo, founder of New Sight Eye Center, serves as executive director and the head cataract surgeon.

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Umra Omar

Umra Omar founded Safari Doctors, an initiative that provides free medical services.

2019 Fellows

2018 Fellows

2017 Fellows

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Ange Muyubira

Ange Muyubira is the founder and executive director of Kaz’O’zah Art, an organization that trains and employs over 144 Burundian artisans.

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Charles Odhiambo

Charles serves as executive director of Ujima Foundation. He has helped over 2,500 orphaned young people access jobs and achieve self–reliance.

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Evans Odhiambo

Evans serves as executive director of Kesho Kenya, advancing access to education and employment for vulnerable young people.

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Faraja Nyalandu

Faraja established Shule Direct, providing comprehensive web and mobile educational platforms to over a million in- and out-of-school youth.

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Spès Nihangaza

Spès Nihangaza is the co-founder of FVS-AMADE and has also been its executive director since the organization's inception in 1992.

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Wendo Aszed

Wendo Aszed is the founder of Dandelion Africa, which works to provide sexual reproductive health and entrepreneurial support for girls, women, and youth.