Jennifer Yang is an award-winning journalist with the Toronto Star, where she currently writes about identity and inequality.
The challenge: An informed and committed global community is crucial to international development efforts. The majority of Canadians say that countries like Canada have a responsibility to help less wealthy nations, but less than half of Canadians say they are knowledgeable about global development – and only one in five donate to the cause.
Our solution: In Canada, we undertake a range of initiatives to engage and inform Canadians from coast-to-coast on critical global issues. From classroom resources to traveling exhibits, and from fundraising campaigns to international internship opportunities, we mobilize the best of our country’s skills, expertise, and funds to build a better future for all.
- Civil Society
- Economic Inclusion
- Engaging Canadians
- Environment and Climate Change
- Food Security and Nutrition
- Gender Equality
Shannon Gormley’s project focused on the country of Kiribati, and how its most vulnerable residents are dealing with rising sea levels and climate change.
Kayla Hounsell’s project focused on the legacy of Ebola in Liberia, and how the country is working to prevent another outbreak.
Mellissa Fung’s reporting project focused on women’s rights in post-NATO Afghanistan.
Marc Ellison’s reporting project focused on child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania.
Midwives are often on the frontlines of health care in developing countries, delivering crucial patient-centered care to women and their
Aditya Rau was part of the 2017-2018 cohort of the International Youth Fellowship Program. He participated in the International Development