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Fellows with Interest or Expertise in: Human Rights

Odur Anthony

Lawyer & Team Leader
Lira

Uganda

Odur Anthony’s early years were filled with hardship. He lost his mother due to birth complications, and grew up in a family struggling to make ends meet.

The dire circumstances pushed Odur to leave Kampala, finding refuge in the war-affected district of Lira...

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Melikte Paulos Weldetensaye

Non-profit Leader
Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

Melikte Paulos Weldetensaye is the founder and executive director of ZuZu for health and education, a non-profit organization based in Ethiopia, which aims to provide free mental health resources and promote inclusive education. In this role, she designs various projects and teaching manuals that promote mental health for women and youth, as well as audio educational materials for blind and visually impaired students...

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Laila Zulema García Ulloa

Pediatrics
Chiapas, Mexico

Mexico

Laila Zulema García Ulloa is working as a pediatrician in Mexico. Since she first arrived in 2015, she was convinced that this was the kind of work she wanted for her life. She was born in a big city in the north of Mexico and since she was a child, being the daughter of a mother and father who were doctors, she realized that some people did not have the same access to health services or the same quality of care...

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Felicia Mburu

Disability Rights Activist
Nairobi

Kenya

Felicia Mburu holds a masters in international human rights law from American University, Washington College of Law. Felicia is interested in pursuing the rights of persons with disabilities to live and be included in the community on an equal basis with others. In the past, Felicia has worked with various civil societies in Kenya, Latvia, Hungary, the United States and across Africa on intersectional matters of gender and disability justice...

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Shatyam Issur

Human Rights Advocate
Vacoas-Phoenix

Mauritius

Shatyam Issur is a human rights advocate whose career focuses on harm reduction, social and mental well-being, and HIV prevention and treatment for key populations, including people who use/inject drugs, sex workers, LGBTQIA+ community, and people living with HIV. Currently, Shatyam is the director of the Collectif Urgence Toxida, a local NGO that provides harm reduction services to people who use drugs...

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Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman

Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor
Accra

Ghana

Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is a multiple Pulitzer Center grantee and an award-winning broadcast journalist and news presenter in Ghana. He is a regular contributor on the U.S. public radio program The World as a freelance journalist reporting on science, global health inequities, racism, and sustainable development...

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Christy Adeola Braham

Labor Researcher & Activist
Brussels

Belgium

Christy Adeola Braham is a researcher and activist working at the intersection of health, labor and migration. She serves as workers' health coordinator at Women in Informal Employment - Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), a global research-policy-action network dedicated to improving working conditions for the working poor within the informal economy...

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Rana Al-Qawasmi

Nutritionist and Public Health Specialist
Jerusalem

Palestine

Rana al Qawasmi is a Palestinian nutritionist, public health specialist, and Hubert Humphrey alumna for Public Health Policies and Management. She works as a health systems strengthening consultant for the Stability, Services and Reform Program by DFID. In her role Rana works on strengthening and developing healthcare status and services for Palestinians through policies, despite political and social barriers...

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Oscar Ramírez

Industrial Engineering
Lima

Peru

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Oscar Ramírez is a professional in industrial engineering with more than 10 years of experience in the coordination, monitoring and evaluation of social projects, with more time dedicated to community health projects and specifically related to tuberculosis.

He has been the coordinator of the TB Country Project - Peru of the Global Fund during the grant 2016 - 2019, where special attention was paid to vulnerable populations such as people deprived of liberty, patients with resistant tuberculosis and at risk of abandonment of treatment, and patients with TB / HIV co-infection...

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Naglaa Fathy Lithy

Sexual and Reproductive Health Consultant
Giza

Egypt

Dr. Naglaa Fathy, OB/GYN specialist, works as Program Manager for OSRA program at Egyptian Red Crescent funded by USAID and Pathfinder Egypt which supports sexual and reproductive health and the family planning system in Egypt.

Naglaa is the founder of MG Company which aims to use innovative and Edutainment approaches to address sustainable development goals...

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