“Over my career, I have seen many gender advocates evolve and emerge. Society has also been transformed.”
- Burkina Faso
- Central Asia
- East Africa
- Kyrgyz Republic
“My hope would be that gender equality becomes so part of everybody’s DNA that integrating gender and using a gender lens will be a part of everyone.”
We sat down with four gender advisors from across the AKDN to talk about their work and learn about development from their perspectives.
“I have been working on projects that focus on auditing gender equality, economic empowerment, health, education, conflict resolution, resilience building, climate change, to name a few.”
AKFC hosted a panel to discuss the role clean energy can play in bringing equity to vulnerable communities.
Foundations for Health and Empowerment (F4HE) aims to improve the health and wellbeing, and enhance the equitable development and empowerment, of women, girls, their families, and their communities.
Nadia Mithani was placed at Aga Khan Foundation (India) by the International Youth Fellowship program in 2017, where she helped manage the Menstrual
Onno Ruhl is the first General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), created in 2016 to address the increasing threat posed by natural disasters and climate change.
The International Youth Fellowship program helps young Canadian professional launch careers in development by working for a host organization in Africa or Asia. The program is supported by the Government of Canada and Aga Khan Foundation Canada, through the funds raised by World Partnership Walk and Golf.