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Meet our Community

We come together both seasoned and new to the work — students, scholars, philanthropists, and journalists, as well as those who represent other organizations, community movements, governments, and companies. Explore below just a subset of our broad community.

Pelkins Ajanoh

Cheng Fellow
“I believe the most effective way to innovate is by listening to the innovation’s beneficiaries.”
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Ahmed Badr

Cheng Fellow
“I leverage multimedia to activate the power of displaced young people.”
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Eshwar Bandi

Cheng Fellow
“I am working toward a socially inclusive, economically vibrant, and environmentally sustainable world.”
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Julie Battilana

Chair, Faculty, Founder, Team
“Through my research and teaching, I aspire to equip and empower those who tackle the pressing social and environmental problems that we face.”
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Austin Boral

Cheng Fellow
“I’m building community and capacity among the public servants that power public institutions.”
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Emmanuel Bukenya

Cheng Fellow
“I am closing the clean energy financing gap while tackling energy poverty and the climate crisis.”
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