Hijarbie: Creating Inclusivity and Representation for Young Muslim Girls

Representation and inclusivity matter. Playing with dolls, particularly Barbie, is a large part of childhood for many, but the doll and its clothing haven’t been very representative of all people. Barbie has made some strides recently by introducing dolls with different body shapes, different skin tones, and even dolls with disabilities. One Muslim woman from…

AitaHealth App Bridges the Gap Between Remote Communities and Health Supports

  The Community Health Worker (CHW) in South Africa is considered a valuable part of the nation’s healthcare system. They have been employed as a connection to health facilities, the government, non-government organizations (NGOs) and also the homes of citizens, particularly in rural locations. Many citizens of South Africa do not have access to medical care. In…

Lade Araba has a Vision for African Girls in STEM Fields 

Lade Araba was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She has lived and studied abroad, doing her undergraduate studies at the Sorbonne, eventually earning an MBA and working for the FAO and UNECA, promoting intra-African trade in the agribusiness sector. But her passion has always been to support African women. Receiving the Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship, among other…