Helina Stiphanos Teka is an aspiring legal researcher from Ethiopia. She is currently interning at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), where she supports the assessment of reports on the status of domestication of International Humanitarian Law instruments in Ethiopia. Helina is a 2016 graduate of Addis Ababa University, College of Law and Governance Studies and holds Bachelor of Laws, focusing on Public Laws.
Meet The Fellows
Hussein Dayow Idow is the founder of Sangooni Relief and Development Organization (SRDO) and the CEO of Dayow Language Service Consultancy Company in Kenya. He is passionate about advocating and empowering the marginalized minority communities in Somalia through education and vocational Training. By being brought as one of the most marginalized minority communities in Somalia in terms of education, job employment, and participation in national leadership and sharing of national resources.
Israel Bimpe is early in his career in the field of global health. Currently, Israel is President of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF), representing more than 350,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in over 80 countries worldwide, where he leads IPSF to be the leading international advocacy organization of pharmacy students promoting improved public health through provision of information, education, networking, and a range of publication and professional activities. Israel holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
With degrees in English and Human Resources Management obtained in Algeria, Jaran Ag Mossa is a young leader working in the sectors of Health and Education. He started an NGO called Sahara Sante back in 2006 with a group of medical studies graduates. This NGO works on helping people in far places in the desert. Jaran's primary goal is to help his community by improving access to quality education and health care for all.
Laura Targbeh has over two years of experience in the nonprofit sector, specifically focusing on education, mentoring girls, and youth empowerment. Laura is the founder and Executive Director for Keen Innovations that Develop Life (KINDLE) Liberia Inc., where she focuses on designing and implementing educational and charitable activities for the organization. Laura is pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in General biology from the University of Liberia.
Musawakhe Khumalo is the Chief Risk Officer at Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. Musa has worked in public service for more than 12 years. He is a member of various committees in the public sector driving the programming of prudent risk management standards and practice notes. Musa was awarded runner-up Risk Manager of the Year by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa in 2016. He has been in involved in various leadership roles concerning youth empowerment and is currently involved in the fight against drug addiction among youth.
Nelson Mandela has over four years of experience as a volunteer English teacher through International Christian Ministries. He enables learners to effectively communicate in English and have a global mindset. Currently, Nelson is Founder and Representative of Hidden Talent English Club's Agents of Change, a platform that helps students improve their English and use English as a tool to achieve their goals by discovering their dreams, talents, and potential. Students are then encouraged to become agents of change to the community they are staying in.