The Obama Foundation in 2017 launched the Obama Foundation Fellowship, with an aim to support “civic innovators” around the world.
People from all over the world “at a ‘tipping point’ stage in their careers” were asked to apply to become fellows.
The successful applicants have been announced – 20 people representing 11 countries.
The 2018 Fellows, with expertise in varying disciplines from technology to the arts, will enjoy hands-on training, resources, and leadership development to help develop their work.
The 2018 fellows include 13 women and 7 men from different ethnicities, and together they will have the opportunity to the Fellowship to take their work to the next level.
Meet there 20 Fellows: