We are a global community and share a strong common humanity.
Current 2019 Fellows
As a future lawyer and activist for the rights of stateless people, I am fully motivated to be part of a positive change, firstly in my community.
I am a student of power structures, political rhetoric, and global society with a passion for peace and justice.
César Arcaya Hernandez
Adversity taught me to be humble and to work hard; the water bends the steel, not because of its strength, but because of its constancy
Arts and theater are powerful tools to bring about significant social changes in the world we live in
The enemy is not the person from another tribe, country, or continent. The enemy is the hate that we have been made to inherit that blinds us from seeing the value that comes with peace and cooperation.
More than anything else I want to believe in Georgia’s democratization process with the goal of integrating into Western Institutions (EU, NATO).
As a first fellow from Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC), I consider myself a global citizen.
I want to be involved in government or social-sector-led programs that aim to work specifically for minorities and marginalized people.
To speak a language is to take on a world culture.
I really want to be one of those fighters for truth and peace. I can be one of those young people building a new world
I may come up with ways to mitigate the aftermaths of political agendas on Russia’s economic and social well-being through reasonable dialogue and cooperation.
The highest form of leadership I strive to embody is servant leadership.
Jonathan Mugisa Basara
I’m lucky to have transcended cultural boundaries I did not choose and help others do the same
I believe conflict resolution is possible only when diplomacy is involved and all parties involved are equally represented and truly heard.
I aspire to be the youngest Rwandan youth in Parliament and maybe later a diplomat.
I aim to unite my passion for innovation and my sense of duty in solving conflicts around the world.
Saadman Rahman Chowdhury
It’s best to act upon solutions instead of just feeling bad about problems.
Finding “the heart of a leader, earnestly ready to see my community rise and flourish.”
I realized I had the capacity of become a change-maker.
I believe innovation is a way of looking at reality.
My knowledge is a constantly perfectible resource that can be used to help others.
I have dedicated my career to combating ignorance and xenophobia with the “soft tools” of education.
We all have a part to play in this world. Chinese proverb: “Do not think any virtue trivial and, so, neglect it.”