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    Aliyah Kurji

    “Aliyah Kurji will work in Nairobi, Kenya with d.light design, a company that makes low-cost solar lights that provides cleaner, safer, and cheaper lighting to families living...” [READ MORE]

    Aliyah Kurji will work in Nairobi, Kenya with d.light design, a company that makes low-cost solar lights that provides cleaner, safer, and cheaper lighting to families living at the bottom of the pyramid. Aliyah is from Kenya and has worked with Accenture as a Senior Consultant for over six years in the UK. She has also worked with SmallWorld Cambodia and is a member of RAPID UK Urban Search and Rescue. She holds a BA from the University of Warwick and has pursued her MBA from Oxford.

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    Abbas Akhtar

    “Adedotun Eyinade will work in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania with Husk Power Systems. Husk uses innovative biomass technology to convert abundant rice husks into energy that provides...” [READ MORE]

    Abbas is working in Lahore, Pakistan with Ansaar Management Company (AMC), a housing development and management company that provides an integrated approach to affordable, quality housing in Pakistan.  He is working on partnership development with investors and financial institutions, while also supporting organizational financial management.  Abbas is from Pakistan and has worked with Google, Apple, and with UNDP. He is the founder of vidpk.com. Abbas holds a B.S. in Computer Science from San Jose State, and an M.A. in International Relations & International Economics from Johns Hopkins.

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    Ame Igharo

    “I am in service of building stronger, more inclusive communities that help us effectively address today's big, systemic challenges, like poverty and climate change.” [READ MORE]

    Ame has more than 10 years of experience as a business strategist and consumer marketing specialist. Born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, the United States and France, she has employed her international experience to help companies like L’Oreal and Elizabeth Arden build their global marketing strategies and grow their brands. More recently, Ame has combined her professional skills with her personal passions to help organizations function more effectively and increase their impact while addressing climate change and poverty. She is an Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow and an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow. Ame holds a bachelor’s degree in Art from Williams College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. Ame will spend her fellowship with

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    Adedotun Eyinade

    “The fellowship helped me see the world from a different angle - an angle the corporate world is not used to, but which is so important in order to make the world a better place.” [READ MORE]

    Adedotun Eyinade will work in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania with Husk Power Systems. Husk uses innovative biomass technology to convert abundant rice husks into energy that provides power to rural villages. Adedotun is from Nigeria and has worked for KPMG for over four years, most recently as a Senior Associate in Financial Risk Management. He holds a Bsc in Microbiology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and an International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulation.

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    Ame Igharo

    “I am in service of building stronger, more inclusive communities that help us effectively address today's big, systemic challenges, like poverty and climate change.” [READ MORE]

    Ame has more than 10 years of experience as a business strategist and consumer marketing specialist. Born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, the United States and France, she has employed her international experience to help companies like L’Oreal and Elizabeth Arden build their global marketing strategies and grow their brands. More recently, Ame has combined her professional skills with her personal passions to help organizations function more effectively and increase their impact while addressing climate change and poverty. She is an Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow and an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow. Ame holds a bachelor’s degree in Art from Williams College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. Ame will spend her fellowship with

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    Aliyah Kurji

    “Aliyah Kurji will work in Nairobi, Kenya with d.light design, a company that makes low-cost solar lights that provides cleaner, safer, and cheaper lighting to families living...” [READ MORE]

    Aliyah Kurji will work in Nairobi, Kenya with d.light design, a company that makes low-cost solar lights that provides cleaner, safer, and cheaper lighting to families living at the bottom of the pyramid. Aliyah is from Kenya and has worked with Accenture as a Senior Consultant for over six years in the UK. She has also worked with SmallWorld Cambodia and is a member of RAPID UK Urban Search and Rescue. She holds a BA from the University of Warwick and has pursued her MBA from Oxford.

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    Ajay Sharma

    “Dignity is the right of all individuals to be treated with equality and respect regardless of their background, color, social status, sexual orientation, gender, income or any other social determinants.” [READ MORE]

    Ajay is an engagement manager at Deloitte, where he advises global healthcare clients on how to improve their operational efficiency and minimize their business and regulatory risks. He has over eight years of experience with a specialty in health care, including a role as a development consultant in India, where he implemented primary healthcare delivery programs in rural areas and designed a sales and distribution strategy to improve revenue for a community pharmacy. Ajay also co-founded Ignited Brainz, an education startup focused on holistic development. A PMP certified professional, Ajay holds a master’s degree in Health Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Medicine, and has lectured on the subjects as part of an MBA program at an Indian government university. Ajay will spend his fellowship with

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    Adedotun Eyinade

    “The fellowship helped me see the world from a different angle - an angle the corporate world is not used to, but which is so important in order to make the world a better place.” [READ MORE]

    Adedotun Eyinade will work in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania with Husk Power Systems. Husk uses innovative biomass technology to convert abundant rice husks into energy that provides power to rural villages. Adedotun is from Nigeria and has worked for KPMG for over four years, most recently as a Senior Associate in Financial Risk Management. He holds a Bsc in Microbiology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and an International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulation.

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    Ame Igharo

    “I am in service of building stronger, more inclusive communities that help us effectively address today's big, systemic challenges, like poverty and climate change.” [READ MORE]

    Ame has more than 10 years of experience as a business strategist and consumer marketing specialist. Born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, the United States and France, she has employed her international experience to help companies like L’Oreal and Elizabeth Arden build their global marketing strategies and grow their brands. More recently, Ame has combined her professional skills with her personal passions to help organizations function more effectively and increase their impact while addressing climate change and poverty. She is an Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow and an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow. Ame holds a bachelor’s degree in Art from Williams College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. Ame will spend her fellowship with

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    Ajay Sharma

    “Dignity is the right of all individuals to be treated with equality and respect regardless of their background, color, social status, sexual orientation, gender, income or any other social determinants.” [READ MORE]

    Ajay is an engagement manager at Deloitte, where he advises global healthcare clients on how to improve their operational efficiency and minimize their business and regulatory risks. He has over eight years of experience with a specialty in health care, including a role as a development consultant in India, where he implemented primary healthcare delivery programs in rural areas and designed a sales and distribution strategy to improve revenue for a community pharmacy. Ajay also co-founded Ignited Brainz, an education startup focused on holistic development. A PMP certified professional, Ajay holds a master’s degree in Health Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Medicine, and has lectured on the subjects as part of an MBA program at an Indian government university. Ajay will spend his fellowship with

  • Close Drawer

    Ame Igharo

    “I am in service of building stronger, more inclusive communities that help us effectively address today's big, systemic challenges, like poverty and climate change.” [READ MORE]

    Ame has more than 10 years of experience as a business strategist and consumer marketing specialist. Born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya, the United States and France, she has employed her international experience to help companies like L’Oreal and Elizabeth Arden build their global marketing strategies and grow their brands. More recently, Ame has combined her professional skills with her personal passions to help organizations function more effectively and increase their impact while addressing climate change and poverty. She is an Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow and an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow. Ame holds a bachelor’s degree in Art from Williams College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University. Ame will spend her fellowship with

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    Ajay Sharma

    “Dignity is the right of all individuals to be treated with equality and respect regardless of their background, color, social status, sexual orientation, gender, income or any other social determinants.” [READ MORE]

    Ajay is an engagement manager at Deloitte, where he advises global healthcare clients on how to improve their operational efficiency and minimize their business and regulatory risks. He has over eight years of experience with a specialty in health care, including a role as a development consultant in India, where he implemented primary healthcare delivery programs in rural areas and designed a sales and distribution strategy to improve revenue for a community pharmacy. Ajay also co-founded Ignited Brainz, an education startup focused on holistic development. A PMP certified professional, Ajay holds a master’s degree in Health Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Medicine, and has lectured on the subjects as part of an MBA program at an Indian government university. Ajay will spend his fellowship with

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    Abbas Akhtar

    “Adedotun Eyinade will work in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania with Husk Power Systems. Husk uses innovative biomass technology to convert abundant rice husks into energy that provides...” [READ MORE]

    Abbas is working in Lahore, Pakistan with Ansaar Management Company (AMC), a housing development and management company that provides an integrated approach to affordable, quality housing in Pakistan.  He is working on partnership development with investors and financial institutions, while also supporting organizational financial management.  Abbas is from Pakistan and has worked with Google, Apple, and with UNDP. He is the founder of vidpk.com. Abbas holds a B.S. in Computer Science from San Jose State, and an M.A. in International Relations & International Economics from Johns Hopkins.