Aspen Institute’s Prolific New Voices Senior Fellows

Here’s the list of their writing in 2020

Many of our Senior Fellows (alumni) continue to publish articles well after their fellowship year. Here are their 322 pieces from 2020!

2013 Fellowship Cohort

1. Kennedy Odede wrote for Daily Nation, “Chance to avert disaster in urban slums.”

2. Kennedy Odede wrote for the Guardian, “’We’re taking matters into our own hands’: bracing for impact in Kenya.”

3. Kennedy Odede wrote for Daily Nation, “Let’s not allow mistrust to get in the way of Covid-19 response.”

4. Kennedy Odede wrote for The Star, “Clean water is a right, not luxury.”

5. Kennedy Odede wrote for The Guardian, “Closing the race gap in philanthropy demands radical candour.”

6. Kennedy Odede wrote for The Star, “Funders should trust our abilities, activist Odede says.”

7. Mohamed Ali wrote for The Telegraph, “Given their increased risk, immigrants and ethnic minorities need tailored help to fight COVID-19.”

8. Mohamed Ali wrote for The New York Review of Books, “Trey’s Rage: An African’s Education in Being Black in America.” It was featured on The Rumpus, “This Week in Essays.”

9. Ola Brown wrote for Medium.com, “The Great Nigerian Road-trip.”

2014 Fellowship Cohort

1. Jacqueline Musiitwa co-wrote an article for The Africa Report, “’Coronavirus diplomacy’: China’s opportune time to aid Africa.”

2. Jacqueline Musiitwa co-wrote an article for RUSI, “China in Africa’s Looking Glass: Perceptions and Realities.”

3. Jensi Sartin wrote a piece for Global Environment Facility’s International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network, “Public and Private-led Initiatives for the Sustainability of Indonesian Tuna Fisheries.”

4. Kassaga Arinaitwe and Ariong Moses helped write a Save Our Future whitepaper penned by global education organizations.

5. Nafi Chinery wrote a briefing for the National Resource Governance Institute, “Ghana: Initial Assessment of the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Extractive Sector and Resource Governance.”

6. Nafi Chinery wrote a country briefing for the Natural Resource Governance Institute, “Ghana: Updated Assessment of the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Extractive Sector and Resource Governance.”

7. Sisonke Msimang wrote for Al Jazeera, “Embracing Nelson Mandela’s contested legacy.” It was syndicated by News24.

8. Sisonke Msimang wrote for Africa is a Country, “Homesick: Notes on lockdown.”

9. Sisonke Msimang wrote for the Guardian, “Sisonke Msimang’s 2020s vision: for social justice to prevail, we need anger fueled by love.” It was syndicated by Yahoo! News.

10. Sisonke Msimang wrote for Bloomberg Opinion, “Black Lives Matter, Wherever They Are.” It was widely syndicated.

11. Sisonke Msimang wrote for The Guardian, “To be a black mother is to manage the rage of others while growing joyous black children. This is no easy task.” It was syndicated widely including on Yahoo and MSN.

12. Sisonke Msimang wrote the forward to the new book Anxious Joburg: The Inner Lives of a Global South City.

13. Utibe Effiong co-wrote for Scientific American, “Chloroquine, COVID-19 and Lupus.”

14. Utibe Effiong co-wrote for The Conversation, “Understanding lupus, the disease treated by chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine.” It was syndicated by All Africa.

15. Utibe Effiong wrote for Mail & Guardian, “Covid-19 vaccine testing in vulnerable populations must be guided by ethics.”

16. Utibe Effiong co-wrote a piece for Mail & Guardian, “The ethics of COVID-19 status disclosure: To tell or not to tell?”

17. Utibe Effiong co-wrote a piece for Mail & Guardian, “COVID-19 and African children: The untold story.”

18. Utibe Effiong wrote for the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s blog, “A Desire to Be More: How Public Health Connects Medicine to Patient Communities.”

19. Utibe Effiong co-authored an article for Scientific American, “The Special Challenge of Fighting COVID-19 in Africa.”

20. Utibe Effiong wrote for the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, “Why Are Ethical Concerns Blocking the Progress of COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts?”

21. Utibe Effiong wrote for Mail & Guardian, “The realities of politics, testing and mitigation in Africa.”

22. Utibe Effiong co-authored a piece for Scientific American, “Mumps Outbreak among Fully Vaccinated People.”

23. Utibe Effiong co-authored a piece for Mail & Guardian, “Challenges and opportunities for telemedicine in Africa.”

24. Utibe Effiong co-authored a piece for the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, “Can telerheumatology improve rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa?”

25. Utibe Effiong co-wrote a piece for Medium.com, “Going to Walgreens to See the Doctor?”

26. Utibe Effiong wrote for Op-Med, “What Will the New USMLE Step 1 Score Report Mean for IMGs?”

27. Utibe Effiong co-wrote for Journal of Global Health Reports, “COVID-19, flattening the curve: recommendations towards control and managing a second wave.”

28. Utibe Effiong co-wrote for University of Michigan School of Public Health, “Go See the Doc: The Battle to take Back Primary Care.

29. Utibe Effiong wrote for Mail & Guardian, “Do Africans need genetically modified mosquitoes?” It was syndicated by School of Public Health at University of Michigan.

30. Utibe Effiong co-wrote an article for the Yenagoa Medical Journal, “Infant Mortality Among Black Babies,” it’s up on Medium.com, “Infant mortality among Black babies.” It was syndicated by University of Michigan School of Public Health.

31. Utibe Effiong wrote for Scientific America, “I Can’t Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the Police.”

32. Utibe Effiong co-authored a piece for Africa Portal, “Drivers and solutions for Universal Health Coverage in Africa.”

33. A piece Utibe Effiong wrote on Universal Health Coverage published by the South African Institute for International Affairs led to a book editor inviting him to co-author a book chapter. The book will be titled Women, Covid-19 Recovery and Sustainable Development: Towards Policy Recommendations and Directions in Africa.

2015 Fellowship Cohort

1. Abraham Leno wrote for the Boston Herald, “Surviving a disaster: Lessons from Eastern Congo.”

2. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for YourStory, “At the start of the ‘feminine’ era, let’s hope for a safe and inclusive world for women.

3. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for In plainspeak, “Nothing lasts forever.”

4. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for She the People, “Closure for Nirbhaya but is justice delayed justice denied?”

5. ElsaMarie D’Silva shared her 10 tips for “Writing to become a Thought Leader” on Medium.com.

6. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote a piece for Tarshi, “A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self.”

7. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Medium.com, “Be Present.”

8. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for HerStory, “It’s time to also act on the pandemic of sexual and gender-based violence.”

9. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for In Plainspeak, “Gerald’s Game — A Story of Resilience in the Face of Metaphorical and Emotional Bondage.”

10. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Rotary Blog, “Prevent gender-based violence.”

11. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Tarshi, “Review: The Last Summer.”

12. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Urban Voices, “Four Steps of Building Trust For Inclusive-Cities to Fight COVID.”

13. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for World Urban Campaign, “Inclusive Cities.”

14. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for World Urban Campaign, “Youth Innovation Challenge.”

15. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for In Plainspeak, “Review: Private Life.”

16. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Your Story, “Lessons from the pandemic and living with ‘the new normal’.”

17. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for She the People, “Paid Period Leave a Progressive Move Toward Empathetic Workplace.”

18. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for She the People, “Domestic Violence Services Should be Listed as Essential.”

19. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for In Plainspeak, “Hot Girls Wanted — Keeping up with the Times.”

20. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for In Plainspeak, “The Importance of Family.”

21. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Tarshi’s InPlainspeak, “Movie Review: Seeing Allred — The Fight for Equality Goes On.”

22. ElsaMarie D’Silva wrote for Times for India, “What Kamala Harris’s feat means for aspiring women leaders.”

23. Esther Ngumbi co-wrote an article for Wired, “Science Conferences Are Stuck in the Dark Ages.”

24. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Project Syndicate, “Putting a Price on Soil.”

25. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Service, “In Dealing with Climate Change: Foresight is Key.”

26. Esther Ngumbi wrote for The Conversation, “Lessons on how to effectively tackle insect invasion.”

27. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Ms. Magazine, “How Celebrating Women Can Promote Progress in STEM.”

28. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Services, “Amplifying Voices of Climate Activists of Color.”

29. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Hindawi, “Is science communication making me a better scientist?”

30. Esther Ngumbi wrote for The Conversation, “How changes in weather patterns could lead to more insect invasions.” It was syndicated by PhysOrg.

31. Esther Ngumbi co-authored an article for Inter Press Service, “Is Our Academic System Ready for a New Coronavirus Normal?

32. Esther Ngumbi wrote for USA Today, “Coronavirus closings: Are colleges helping their foreign, homeless and poor students?”

33. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Wired, “The Magic of Teaching Science Labs Isn’t Lost Online.”

34. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Services, “Diverse Voices Should be Represented in Coronavirus Experts on TV.”

35. Esther Ngumbi wrote for all Africa, “Food Crisis Looms Amid COVID-19 Crisis.”

36. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Project Syndicate, “A Pandemic of Hunger.” It was syndicated on The Financial Express.

37. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Thomson Reuters Foundation, “Scaling up urban farming beyond COVID-19.”

38. Esther Ngumbi co-wrote a piece with 2020 fellow Cedric for Aspen Ideas Health, “Creating Alternative Urban Food Systems Post COVID-19.”

39. Esther Ngumbi wrote for All Africa, “Tap into Young People’s Talents for a Post-Pandemic World.”

40. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Services, “Dealing with Food Insecurity, on a Longer Term.”

41. Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a piece for NPR, “We are Africans: Here’s Our View of Beyonce’s ‘Black is King.’” It was viewed over 100,000 times in the first 24 hours and inspired a second piece. It was syndicated widely on NPR stations across the U.S.

42. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Service, “To Stay Ahead of the Next Insect Outbreak, Harness Available Data Intelligence.” It was syndicated at AllAfrica.

43. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Project Syndicate, “Is the Rebellion Against Science Over?”

44. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Service, “Restoring Ecosystems After Fire and Flooding: Forget Not the Beneficial Soil Microbes.” It was syndicated on All Africa.

45. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Al Jazeera, “We all have a part to play in the war against food waste.”

46. Esther Ngumbi wrote for Inter Press Service, “The Path to Global Food Security.”

47. Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi Nsofor co-wrote for Inter Press Service, “Aren’t We Missing Food Security Experts in the Incoming President-Elect Biden-Harris Administration?”

48. Karan chopra wrote for Fortune, “We shouldn’t chase economic recovery; we should chase economic redesign.”

49. Lebo Moletsane co-wrote for IOL, “Stimulus plan needed for rural education.”

50. Misan Rewane wrote for Business Day, “How to set standards.”

51. Rubayat Khan wrote for Medium.com, “Lessons from 5 years on the frontlines of social entrepreneurship.”

52. Rubayat Khan wrote for Dhaka Tribune, “Fight together, or die together?”

53. Serufusa Sekidde wrote for Devex, “How to oppose the menace of antimicrobial resistance.”

54. Serufusa Sekidde wrote for Daily Nation Kenya, “Stop escalating antibiotic resistance or perish.”

55. Serufusa Sekidde wrote for All Africa, “Coronavirus — Govts Should Do More To Support Africans in China.”

2016 Fellowship Cohort

1. Carl Manlan wrote for The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, “Trash Sorters: Entrepreneurs in Africa.” It was syndicated by Ghana Talks Business.

2. Carl Manlan wrote for The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, “Stopping the Spread: A Citizen’s Engagement.”

3. Carl Manlan co-wrote for World Economic Forum, “Africans can fight COVID-19 with stakeholder capitalism.”

4. Carl Manlan wrote for Corona Times, “Covid-19: Africa CDC’s moment.”

5. Carl Manlan wrote for Stay Safe Africa, “Mosquito’s physical proximity.”

6. Carl Manlan wrote for Project Syndicate, “Will Global Governance Prove Itself?”

7. Carl Manlan wrote for Mo Ibrahim’s blog, “Stopping the spread: A citizen’s engagement.”

8. Carl Manlan wrote for The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, “How to Deal with COVID-19 in Africa.”

9. Carl Manlan wrote for Portland Communications, “The COVID-19 crisis in Africa is an economic one.”

10. Carl Manlan wrote for Corona Times, “The African Union Covid-19 Response Fund: a new social contract.”

11. Carl Manlan co-authored an article for Alliance Magazine, “Infrastructure is so much more than bricks and mortar.” It was widely syndicated.

12. Carl Manlan co-authored a piece for Project Syndicate, “Africa Needs Market-Creating Innovation.”

13. Carl Manlan and Junaid Nabi co-authored a piece for The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, “Addressing the Global Health Crisis of Stunting in Times of COVID-19.

14. Carl Manlan co-wrote for Inter Press Service, “Redesigning Urban Markets Post-COVID.”

15. Carl Manlan co-wrote for Project Syndicate, “Kick-Starting FDI in Africa.”

16. Carl Manlan co-wrote for Institute for New Economic Thinking, “African Philanthropy Has Mobilized Effectively During COVID-19.”

17. Carl Manlan wrote for First Mile Project, “A narrative of change for the informal economy.”

18. Carl Manlan wrote for First Mile Project, “African Governance for Human Progress.

19. Carl Manlan wrote for First Mile Project, “La Responsabilité Sociétale d’Entreprise (RSE) à la croisée des chemins.”

20. Carl Manlan wrote for First Mile Project, “88 words.”

21. Carl Manlan wrote for Le Monde Afrique, « La santé mentale reste taboue dans l’agenda du développement humain en Afrique »

22. ‘Dapo Oyewole wrote for the Apolitical Group, “Covid-19: 6 key takeaways for governments in Africa.”

23. Ed Mabaya and Jemimah Njuki co-authored an article for Nature, “Averting hunger in sub-Saharan Africa requires data and synthesis.”

24. Folake Kio-Olayinka wrote for Inter Press Service, “Leading in Time of COVID: A True Test of Leadership.”

25. Ify Aniebo co-authored an article for The Conversation, “Nigerian scientists have identified seven lineages of SARS-CoV-2: Why it matters.” It was syndicated on Quartz Africa and MSN.

26. Oluseun Onigbinde wrote for Business Day, “How soon will Nigeria be great?”

27. Ranjitha Puskur co-wrote an article fro CGIAR Gender Platform, “COVID-19 opens unknown chapter on rural women’s plight in India’s migration saga.”

28. Renzo Guinto wrote for The Rappler, “Our biggest asset: Putting employee health first in the pandemic.”

29. Renzo Guinto wrote for the Inquirer, “Putting health first in the post-COVID-19 world.”

30. Renzo Guinto co-wrote for Science Magazine, “Preserve Global South’s Research Capacity.”

31. Renzo Guinto wrote for No Harm Asia, “Decade of Nursing Leadership in Climate Change and Planetary Health.

32. Renzo Guinto wrote for The Jakarta Post, “COVID-19 and Southeast Asia: Don’t be distracted, stand behind WHO.”

33. Renzo Guinto wrote for The Rappler, “Earth Day at 50: Lessons for the post-coronavirus world.”

34. Renzo Guinto wrote for BMJ Global Health Blog, “COVID-19: Reimagining the political economy of planetary health.

35. Renzo Guinto wrote for CSI Analyzing War, “ASEAN’s Homework for Rebalancing Post-COVID-19 Global Health.”

36. Renzo Guinto wrote for The Rappler, “A novel health strategy for post-pandemic tourism.”

37. Renzo Guinto wrote for Project Syndicate, “Pandemic Policy Must be Climate Policy.”

38. Renzo Guinto co-wrote an article for The Lancet, “Roadmap for intergenerational leadership in planetary health.”

39. Renzo Guinto co-authored a piece for The Lancet, “A pledge for planetary health to unite health professionals in Anthropocene.”

40. Renzo Guinto co-authored a piece for The Lancet, “Planting sustainable seeds in young minds: the need to teach planetary health to children.”

41. Sathya Raghu wrote a chapter for the book Reimagining Indian Agriculture that will be released tomorrow by the Agriculture Minister of India in Delhi.

42. Sathya Raghu wrote for YourStory, “A World after COVID-19: A letter from a father to his daughter.”

43. Sathya Raghu wrote for The Hindu’s BusinessLine, “1991 Reforms for India, 2020 Reforms for Bharat.”

44. Sitawa Wafula wrote for The Star, “What US election results mean for international students.”

2017 Fellowship Cohort

1. Andrew Mude is part of the Cornell-led international team of economists, scientists and business experts who created a road map for global agricultural and food systems innovation, reform and sustainability. Their goal is to deflect future world food crises created by climate change and growing consumer demand.

2. Assia Sidibe wrote for Project Syndicate, “Strengthening Africa’s Best Pandemic Defense.”

3. Dixon Chibanda co-authored a paper for The Lancet’s EClinicalMedicine journal about a study of individuals with depression in Zimbabwe

4. Gulrez Shah Azhar wrote for Think Global Health, “Don’t Call Them Climate Refugees.”

5. Gulrez Shah Azhar co-wrote an article for the Lancet, “Fertility, morality, migration and population scenarios for 195 countries and territories from 2017 to 2100: a forecasting analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.” The findings were covered by a number of outlets, including BBC, New York Times, Guardian, Bloomberg, CNN, Huffington Post, and USA Today.

6. Janet Midega wrote for Devex, “We need to improve AMR surveillance systems, now more than ever.”

7. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Ms. Magazine, “Three Ways Governments Can Reduce Unpaid Care Work Burdens for Women and Girls Worldwide.”

8. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “Generation Equality: Four Ways to Accelerate Progress.”

9. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “Norms and Prejudices are Still Holding Women Back.” It was syndicated by All Africa.

10. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Modern Ghana, “Tackling the Root Causes of Gender Inequality through Research.” It was syndicated on Africa Times.

11. Jemimah Njuki wrote for All Africa, “Keeping people fed in a time of COVID-19 lockdowns.”

12. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “Gender and COVID-19: Where Can Research Help?” It was syndicated at all Africa.

13. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “What Does Building Back Better Look Like for African Women Engaged in Smallholder Agriculture and Food Businesses?” It was syndicated on All Africa.

14. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “Governments, Donors and Investors Must Put Their Money Where Their Mouths are on Gender and Climate Change.”

15. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Future Agricultures, “Jemimah Njuki looks to an inclusive future for small-holder farming in Africa.”

16. Jemimah Njuki wrote for Inter Press Service, “Why Transforming Our Food Systems is a Feminist Issue.”

17. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “What not to do when women cry for help.”

18. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “Sex education is under threat. So are the rights of the next generation.”

19. Koketso Moeti said a piece she wrote in 2014 is cited in this new book, ‘Violence, Inequality and Transformation: Apartheid Survivors on South Africa’s Ongoing Transition’.

20. Koketso Meoti wrote for City Press, “How a pandemic underscores the importance of internet access.”

21. Koketso Moeti wrote for Daily Maverick, “Help save lives during this gravest crises — zero-rate the local news sites.”

22. Koketso Moeti wrote for Mail & Guardian, “South African women live with the burden of ‘constant vigilance.’”

23. Koketso Moeti wrote for Mail & Guardian, “Why Calling the Police is not an Option for Me.”

24. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “Children’s safety should not be lost to Covid-19

25. Koketso Moeti wrote another article for City Press

26. Koketso Moeti wrote for Daily Maverick, “In the absence of transparency that engenders trust and treats people as agents, the government in South Africa has had to turn to coercion to enforce some of its decision.”

27. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “Clear communication from government is essential in this time of extreme uncertainty.

28. Koketso Moeti wrote for Al Jazeera, “Public health is more than a matter of individual choice.”

29. Koketso Moeti wrote for NPR, “How I’m Teaching My Kids to Not to Fear Everything During a Pandemic.”

30. Koketso Moeti wrote for Daily Maverick, “Teachers and teachers’ unions are not the enemy.”

31. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “Tito Mboweni resuscitates the myth of a ‘good story to tell.’”

32. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “The masks are covering people’s smiles.”

33. Koketso Moeti wrote for City Press, “A festive season that was anything but festive.”

34. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Investing in scientific research is key to Africa’s food security.”

35. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Current locust outbreak underscores need for pest control preparedness in Africa.”

36. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Healthy Food Choices During COVID-19 Pandemic.”

37. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Covid-19 response must include provision of food to the vulnerable.”

38. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “The challenges and management of flooding in Africa’s agriculture.”

39. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “How indigenous foods can combat malnutrition in Africa.”

40. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Why contract farming is necessary in Nigeria.”

41. Mojisola Ojebode wrote for Financial Nigeria, “Education will help Africa overcome its development challenges.”

42. Ariong Moses wrote for Daily Monitor, “Bridging divide in Uganda’s education system” and it was syndicated on All Africa.

43. Neo Tapela co-wrote for Hindawi: International Journal of Hypertension, “Prevalence and Determinants of Hypertension Awareness, Treatment and Control in Botswana: A Nationally Representative Population-Based Survey.

44. Ngozi Erondu wrote for The New Humanitarian, “COVID-19 policies not backed by data do more harm than good.

45. Ngozi Erondu wrote for Think Global Health, “Silenced Voices in Global Health.”

46. Ngozi Erondu wrote for The Global Observatory, “What Factors Will Decide the Fate of the Global South in Coronavirus Pandemic?”

47. Ngozi Erondu and Ify were authors of a paper for The Lancet, “Access to lifesaving medical resources for African countries: COVID-19 testing and response, ethics and politics,” that was widely cited in the media.

48. Ngozi Erondu wrote for Chatham House, “Together, African Countries Have Enough to Fight COVID-19.”

49. Ngozi Erondu co-wrote a piece for Nature Medicine journal, “Can schools of global public heath dismantle colonial legacies?”

50. Ngozi Erondu co-authored a journal article for BMJ Global Health, “Using critical information to strengthen pandemic preparedness: the role of national public health agencies.”

51. Ngozi Erondu co-wrote an article for The Lancet, “Fragmented health systems in COVID-19: rectifying the misalignment between global health security and universal health coverage.”

52. Robert Hakiza wrote for The New Humanitarian, “Refugee groups fill gaps in COVID-19 response, and they need support.” It was syndicated in All Africa.

53. Robert Hakiza wrote for Sport and Dev, “Utilizing sport for community belonging, peacebuilding, and employment opportunities: A human-centred design approach.”

2018 Fellowship Cohort

1. Abhilasha Karkey co-authored a piece for the Nepali Times, “A COVID-19 game changer for Nepal.”

2. Agnes Igoye wrote for Public Integrity, “Migration and Immigration: Uganda and the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

3. Agnes Igoye wrote for Project Syndicate, “How to Protect Refugees in a Pandemic.” It was featured on the Kaiser Family Foundation website.

4. Denis Chopera wrote for Project Syndicate, “Can Africa Withstand COVID-19?”

5. Denis Chopera wrote for Project Syndicate, “Why Do HIV Vaccine Trials Keep Failing?”

6. Denis Chopera wrote for The Conversation, “Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutions.” It was syndicated on All Africa.

7. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Project Syndicate, “Why an Ebola Vaccine is Not Enough.” It was tweeted by Trevor Mundel, the president of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

8. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “Why the Coronavirus Should Worry Us All.” It led to a radio interview with the German outlet DW and was syndicated by All Africa.

9. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for SciDevNet, “Protect healthcare workers fighting outbreaks.”

10. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “Let’s Prevent Post-partum Depression and Provide Care to Those in Need.”

11. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for The Hill, “Businesses can help stop coronavirus and future infectious disease outbreaks.

12. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Services, “News Agencies Must Paint a Complete Picture of Coronavirus.” It was syndicated at All Africa.

13. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “Lessons from Nigeria in Responding to Coronavirus.”

14. Ifeanyi Nsofor and Adaze co-authored a piece for Inter Press Service, “Neglected Diseases Kill More People than COVID-19 — It’s Time to Address Them.” It was syndicated on All Africa

15. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for All Africa, “Four Ways Nigeria Can Reduce Importing COVID-19 Via Its Border.

16. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Society for Conservation Biology, “One Health in Nigeria.”

17. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Al Jazeera, “Remote work is good for business, and the world.”

18. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a piece for Project Syndicate, “Nigeria’s Mental Health Desert.”

19. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for All Africa, “Four Ways to Combat Malaria in the Time of COVID-19.”

20. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Culturico, “COVID-19 shows why Universal Health Care is essential.”

21. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for The Lagos Today, “Countering Misinformation Should be Part of Health Interventions.”

22. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for The Hill, “The new dexamethasone-COVID-19 study should be viewed with caution.”

23. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for All Africa, “Africa: How Google’s Project Loon Can Improve Epidemic Preparedness.”

24. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-wrote for Devex, “5 ways to meet the needs of people with disabilities during pandemics.”

25. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Society for Conservation Biology, “Strengthening Biosecurity Preparedness in Africa.”

26. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “How We Can Ensure the Safety of Our Health Workers.”

27. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a piece for Inter Press Services, “Google’s $10 Billion Investment in India Should be Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities.

28. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Project Syndicate, “The COVID Comorbidity Crisis.”

29. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a piece for Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, “Eye Care Globally Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic.

30. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for NPR, “Africans Mourn Chadwick Boseman: ‘A Great Tree Has Fallen.’”

31. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for NPR, “A Nigerian Finds Hard Truths — And Hope — In Netflix Series on Nigeria.”

32. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a piece for The Conversation, “What developing countries can teach us about how to respond to a pandemic.”

33. Ifeanyi Nsofor co-authored a Letter to the Editor of the Microbes and Infection journal, “SARS-COV-2 testing in low- and middle- income countries: availability and affordability in the private health sector.”

34. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “The Mental Health Consequences of the Lekki Toll Gate Attack.”

35. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his organization EpiAFRIC released a report on 30 November, “Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?”

36. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Project Syndicate, “Helping Premature Babies Survive.”

37. Ifeanyi Nsofor wrote for Inter Press Service, “Women Need Support and Understanding after Miscarriage.”

38. Ifeanyi Nsofor and 2020 fellow Lolo coauthored a piece for Inter Press Service, “Nigerian Focus Group Reveals Why Ending Gender-Based Violence is Necessary.”

39. Jenniffer Maroa wrote a piece for The Conversation, “Few clinical trials are done in Africa: COVID-19 shows why this urgently needs to change.”

40. Junaid Nabi wrote for World Economic Forum, “COVID-19: What the evidence so far means for containment.”

41. Junaid Nabi wrote for Boston Globe, “How COVID-19 can exacerbate racial disparities.”

42. Junaid Nabi wrote for The Hill, “What does delaying cancer surgery mean for patients?” It was syndicated by MSN.

43. Junaid Nabi co-authored a journal article for JAMA Netw Open, “Assessment of Out-of-Pocket Costs for Robotic Cancer Surgery in US Adults.”

44. Junaid Nabi wrote for Project Syndicate, “The Case for Global Health Diplomacy.” It was syndicated by Inquirer.

45. Junaid Nabi and Jenniffer Maroa co-authored a piece for Devex, “Using technology to ensure global health equity.”

46. Junaid Nabi wrote for Scientific American, “How Patients’ Perspectives Shape the Adoption of Medical Innovation.”

47. Junaid Nabi co-authored an article for the American Cancer Society Journal, “Access denied: The relationship between patient insurance status and access to high-volume hospitals.

48. Junaid Nabi wrote for The Lancet, “Despair and the shame of personal responsibility.”

49. Max Gomera wrote for Devex, “Scientists must learn to translate data into stories.”

50. Max Gomera co-wrote for UN Environment, “Biodiversity in grave danger: what can be done in 2020?”

51. Max Gomera wrote for Saturday Big Read, “Guest BSR: Zimbabwe — strategies against Covid-19.”

52. Max Gomera wrote for Al Jazeera, “How to prevent outbreaks of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19.”

53. Max Gomera wrote on his blog, “Covid Diaries — Letter to my sis.”

54. Ndidi Nwuneli wrote for Devex, “For humanitarian food interventions in Africa, engage the private sector.”

55. Ndidi Nwuneli wrote for Business Day, “Ensuring that hunger does not kill more people than COVID-19 in Africa.”

56. Ndidi Nwuneli wrote for Business Day, “COVID-19: Strengthening West Africa’s fragile food ecosystems.”

57. Primah Kwagala wrote for her blog, “Human rights and the church in Uganda: Questioning testimonies and oppressive practices.”

58. Primah Kwagala wrote for the Independent, “Teen pregnancies likely to rise during lock-down.”

59. Quratulain Fatima’s IPS piece was cross-published by Equal Times, “Want sustainable peace and social justice? Get more women in the majority world involved in tech.” It’s been translated into Spanish and French, too.

60. Quratulain Fatima wrote for Ms. Magazine, “Working Moms Worldwide Deserve Maternity Leave — and More.”

61. Quratulain Fatima wrote for Inter Press Services, “Landmark Law Empowers Women Farmers.”

62. Quratulain Fatima wrote for Apolitical, “What true community leadership looks like.”

63. Quratulain Fatima wrote for dm&e for Peace, “More Women in Tech Means a More Peaceful World.”

64. Quratulain Fatima wrote for Inter Press Service, “More Women in Tech Will Lead to Peaceful Gender Equal World.”

65. Rodrigo Bazua wrote for Nexos, “¿Por qué los jóvenes mexicanos se mueren más de covid-19 que en el resto del mundo y qué hacer al respecto?”

66. Rodrigo Bazua wrote for Animal Politics, “Rastreo masivo de casos para salir del confinamiento de forma segura.”

67. Rodrigo Bazua wrote for Animal Politics, “Por qué la sana distancia puede salvar 8 millones de vidas en México.”

68. Stellah Bosire wrote for Piga Firimbi, “COVID-19 Response: Frontline Workers are not Martyr’s.”

69. Stellah Bosire wrote for Nation, “Yes, I’m a real doctor. Deal with it.”

70. Tlaleng Mofokeng wrote for Project Syndicate, “Violence Against Women is Blocking Development.” It was syndicated by the Irish Times, and The Jordan Times, among other outlets.

71. Tlaleng Mofokeng wrote for The Sunday Leader, “Sex work is legal in Amsterdam, but it isn’t in several other areas, while some individuals are working to ensure it is so.”

72. Tlaleng Mofokeng co-authored a statement for World Contraception Day on behalf of the UN Human Rights Special Procedures, “States must ensure access to contraceptives even during COVID-19 pandemic, UN experts say.”

73. Tlaleng Mofokeng wrote the introduction to the new book Women in Solitary: Inside the Female Resistance to Apartheid.

74. Tlaleng Mofokeng co-authored a statement for the UN for the International Day of the Girl Child, “Keeping the promises made to girls in Beijing in 1995.”

75. Tlaleng Mofokeng wrote for Project Syndicate, “A Safe Retreat from the War on Drugs.”

76. Tlaleng Mofokeng co-wrote a news release for UN Human Rights Special Procedures, “No one is secure until all of us are secure: UN experts decry COVID vaccine hoarding.”

77. Tlaleng Mofokeng wrote for Mail & Guardian, “Stop the ‘war on drugs,’ it doesn’t work.”

2019 Fellowship Cohort

  1. Adaeze Oreh wrote for The Global Post, “Maternal Health and Rights: When Basic Rights are Not So Basic.”

2. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Premium Times, “Health Security Needs Healthcare Workers.”

3. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Business Day, “Epidemic of fear: Addressing misinformation and panic in infectious diseases outbreaks.”

4. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Devex, “4 lessons from polio eradication to reduce maternal mortality.”

5. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Nigeria Health Watch, “Handwashing — A Lifesaver Too Many Have Had to Live Without.”

6. Adaeze Oreh wrote for The Whistler, “Isolation, Quarantine and Distance — the Impact of COVID-19 Loneliness on Mental Health.” It was syndicated on the Sun News Online and The Nation, This Day Live and Vanguard.

7. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Premium Times, “What Becomes of Africa As the Foreign Aid Taps Run Dry?”

8. Adaeze Oreh wrote for This Day Live, “Hunger Games: The Socioeconomic Divide and Response to Disease Outbreaks.”

9. Adaeze Oreh wrote for the Punch, “Socio-economic divide and response to disease outbreak.”

10. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Chemonics, “Safe Blood: The Forgotten Commodity for Maternal, Newborn Health.”

11. Adaeze Oreh wrote for Opinion Nigeria, “Why a National Blood Service Commission is Critical to Safeguarding the Lives of Nigerians.”

12. Adaeze Oreh wrote for The Whistler, “The Race to a COVID-19 Vaccine — Africa and Vaccine Nationalism.”

13. Adaeze Oreh wrote to the editors of Africa Sanguine, “Is COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma an option for Africa?”

14. Adaeze Oreh wrote for the Maktoub Magazine, “Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic.”

15. Adaeze wrote for Vanguard, “From Wuhan to West Africa: Living in an era of infectious disease outbreaks.”

16. Alice Ruhweza wrote for WWF’s Medium account, “Time to renew the relationship between people and nature.”

17. Alice Ruhweza co-authored a piece for Earth Institute at Columbia University, “Africa’s COVID-19 Recovery Should Harness the Benefits of Nature and Conservation.”

18. Alice Ruhweza wrote for the Queens Commonwealth Trust, “Africa Day 2020: Africa’s youth are rising to the challenge.”

19. Alice Ruhweza co-wrote for State of the Planet at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, “A Photo Essay Celebrating Africa’s Precious Biodiversity.”

20. Alice Ruhweza wrote for WWF Publication’s Nature in All Goals, “Building Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Nutrition Patterns in Africa After COVID-19.” (page 7)

21. Alice Ruhweza wrote for WWF, “Re-Imagining Africa’s Food Future at the Intersection of Agriculture and Conservation.”

22. Alice Ruhweza wrote for CGIAR, “How can innovations in urban agriculture strengthen Africa’s food systems and deliver benefits for nature and the environment?”

23. Alice Ruhweza wrote an article for Business Daily Africa, “Nature as a launch pad for just, green recovery in Africa.”

24. Bester Mulauzi wrote for African Arguments, “Malawi: Campaigning during COVID-19 doesn’t have to be like this.

25. Brenda Moore wrote for Front Page Africa, “COVID-19: Impact on the Banking Sector and Liberia.”

26. Brenda Moore wrote for The Bush Chicken, “On Closure of School Amid Fast Spreading Coronavirus.” It was syndicated by Front Page Africa and Daily Observer. She shared soon after, “My article got a lot of attention already from the Ministry of Education, UNICEF Liberia, etc This week is a week of meetings on how to deal with the possibility of school closures.” Then, the first case was confirmed in the country and schools closed.

27. Brenda Moore wrote for Liberian Jue, “Why? Oh Dear Liberian Men, Why?”

28. Brenda Moore wrote for Liberian Jue, “The Silence of the Church on Rape.”

29. Brenda Moore wrote for Liberian Jue, “How Dare You.”

30. Brenda Moore wrote for Front Page Africa, “Liberia: The Pros and Cons of Working From Home During Covid-19.”

31. Dorothy Tuma wrote for All Africa, “COVID-19 Recovery Needs Informal Sector on Board.”

32. Edinah Masiyiwa wrote for Think Global Health, “How to Save the Lives of the Women and Girls in Africa.”

33. Edinah Masiyiwa wrote for The Zimbabwean, “Women Still Need Contraceptives During Lockdown.”

34. Edinah Masiyiwa wrote for Gender Links, “Safe Abortion is Health Care.”

35. Edinah Masiyiwa wrote for The Zimbabwean, “Redirect funds toward maternal health services.”

36. Edinah Masiyiwa wrote for Health Times, “Time for Citizens to Demand Accountability to Ensure Attainment of Universal Health Coverage.”

37. Fredros Okumu wrote in The Conversation for World Malaria Day, “Malaria still kills 1,100 a day. It can’t afford to lose resources to coronavirus.

38. Mugove (Gerald) Madziyire co-wrote an article for the Pan African Medical Journal, “Use of telemedicine in obstetrics and gynaecology in Zimbabwe during a lockdown period.”

389. Metsehate Ayenekulu wrote for Addis Fortune, “COVID-19 Worsens the Digital Divide, Delivers Blow to Women’s Health.”

40. Monalisa Padhee wrote for She the People, “Racism in the US: Indian Immigrants Can’t Turn Their Backs to These Injustices.

41. Monalisa Padhee wrote for CNN News 18, “Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemic: It’s Time to Make Menstrual Health of Indian women a Priority.”

42. Monalisa Padhee wrote for Inter Press Services, “Women and Girls with Disabilities: Planning for Periods During a Pandemic.”

43. Monalisa Padhee wrote for The Indian Express, “Zomato’s decision to grant period leave is a step in the right direction.”

44. Monalisa Padhee wrote for LiveMint, “The advocacy for menstrual equity needs to be pro-choice.”

45. Naadiya Moosajee wrote for Venture Burn, “Funding female founders will add billions to Africa’s economy.”

46. Selorm Branttie wrote for Modern Ghana, “What a Judge and partisan folks got wrong about IMANI’s consistency.

47. Selorm Branttie wrote for News Ghana, “Ghana’s trade in ECOWAS: re-aligning a history of incoherent trade policies to post covid-scenarios.”

48. Tabitha Saoyo wrote an article for the Feminists at Law journal, “End of Trump’s rule will not end the assault on reproductive rights in Africa.”

49. Walter Ochieng co-authored a piece for The Lancet Global Health, “Uncrewed aircraft systems versus motorcycles to deliver laboratory samples in west Africa: a comparative economic study.”

50. Wendo Aszed wrote for Population Matters, “Coronavirus and Contraception in Rural Kenya: SRH Should be a Priority Every Day

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