Featured Senior Fellows
Meet the people behind the scenes, making a difference where it counts.
All Featured Senior Fellows
Senior Fellow Faith Oloruntoba’s experiences struggling with her identity as an African migrant in Europe instilled in her a desire to educate and empower girls and woman to surpass expectations through sex education programs.
From a young age, Senior Fellow Łukasz Niparko has devoted himself to living as an upstander, not a bystander, passionately working to find ways in which the global understanding of human rights can be expanded.
Senior Fellow Sophia Blijden's channels her own experience growing up in the Netherlands as a woman of color to support woman of diverse backgrounds in finding their voices.
When her family became a foster family, Senior Fellow Priya Fielding-Singh became intimately familiar with inequality and how it can change the trajectory of one's life. Priya has since devoted her professional career to reducing inequality and eliminating discriminatory policies.
As a Project Leader for the Department of Educational Projects at the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands, Senior Fellow Cihan Tekeli effectively educates future generations on discriminations of the past and inspires others to work towards creating a brighter future.
The Amsterdam Fellowship was especially important to Senior Fellow Ben Allen as his ancestors had fled persecution and pogroms in Europe and he hoped to learn how the Dutch society fought back against, the Nazi Party during the Second World War, or failed to.
Senior Fellow Aasha Abdill is an author and activist who believes in the importance of providing spaces for diverse individuals to interact and learn from on another, such as she found during her Diversity & Diplomacy Fellowship. Aasha fights to improve public policies and social services impacting the black community.
Senior Fellow Samir Beharić actively pushes himself out of his comfort zone to advocate for equality and equity. Through his many educational initiatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Samir believes that unjust perceptions can be challenging by exposing communities to other cultures.