2015 World Fellow Finbarr O’Reilly discusses his career as a journalist, the psychological toll of covering war, and his new book, “Shooting Ghosts: a US marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war.
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Gernot Laganda reflects on how international organizations address aid, development, and climate change.
Joshin Raghubar talks about the challenges facing South Africa and his work as a social entrepreneur.
2016 World Fellow and Syrian human rights activist Mustafa Haid talks about the civil war in Syria and how to end it.
2016 World Fellow Kanbar Hossein-Bor talks about his childhood in Iran, arriving in the UK as a refugee, and his current work as a British diplomat.
Belabbes Benkredda, the founder of Munathara Initiative, a debating forum in the Arab world, discusses the post-truth era and how to protect the public sphere.
2016 World Fellow Sughra Ahmed, former chair of Islamic Society of Britain, talks about growing up Muslim and British, and the role of religion in society.
Kala Mulqueeny is an energy and environment lawyer at the Asian Development Bank in the Philippines. Among other things, she works on environmental courts, sustainable electricity and water regulation, and carbon capture and storage regulation, and is active on these issues all over Asia.
Arif Zamhari is an advisor and top activist for the largest Islamic organization in Indonesia. The organization – Nahdlatul Ulama – has 40 million members and runs 12,000 Islamic schools throughout Indonesia. Nadhlatul Ulama promotes moderate and progressive Islam, and Arif Zamhari himself advocates tolerance, dialogue, education, and engagement with civil society as a way to counter terrorism.
Thembi Xulu is the clinical director for one of the largest HIV/AIDS treatment NGOs in South Africa. It’s called Right to Care, and it partners with the government, the private sector and other NGOs to improve access to safe, effective, and affordable treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. It currently has about 170 service sites throughout the country and is actively treating some 105,000 patients.