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Spotlight on Yasmin Karim, Gender Advisor for Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan

“Over my career, I have seen many gender advocates evolve and emerge. Society has also been transformed.”

Spotlight on Jennifer Elms, Gender Advisor at AKFC and AKF-US

“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.”

In their words: Gender equality and international development

We sat down with four gender advisors from across the AKDN to talk about their work and learn about development from their perspectives.

Spotlight on Zohra Bano, Regional Gender Advisor for Aga Khan Foundation

“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.”

Clean energy: Bringing equity to vulnerable communities

AKFC hosted a panel to discuss the role clean energy can play in bringing equity to vulnerable communities.

The first class: Making history at the University of Central Asia

As we celebrate the class of 2021, we caught up with Shabana Manji, UCA’s Senior Manager of Student Affairs.

Clean energy: Bringing equity to vulnerable communities

Climate change is increasingly seen as the defining human development issue of our time.

But the solutions are out there.

Foundations for Health and Empowerment (F4HE)

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.  

COVID-19 Innovation and Research Project (CIRP)

The CIRP is a two-year applied research initiative to identify existing gaps in preparedness and response of health systems.