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Sustainable development is among the greatest challenges facing the world today. Resolution Fellows are working to help communities around the world manage stressed resources, create opportunity for all, and utilize innovation, technology, and infrastructure to foster sustainable growth.

Sustainable development is among the greatest challenges facing the world today. Resolution Fellows are working to help communities around the world manage stressed resources, create opportunity for all, and utilize innovation, technology, and infrastructure to foster sustainable growth.

Susan Hilda Lokolimoe

Susan studies Social work and Social administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She co-founded Girls Alive Uganda with classmates Suzan Mutoni and Marion Apio to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda.

Suzan Mutoni

Suzan is an undergraduate student of Environmental Health Sciences at Makerere University School of Public Health. She is the Project coordinator of the Girls Alive Project, an initiative that breaks the major barrier to girl child education through making reusable sanitary towels and teaching menstrual hygiene. She is also the head of the Public Health Department of the BRAC Scholars’ alumni. A platform that was created to establish give back avenues through which students can solve pressing health challenges in their home areas.

Marion Apio

Marion Apio has always had a desire to help young people and one of the ways she could do it, was by providing sanitary towels, an essential tool to the girl child education. Marion Apio hails from Tororo District in the Eastern Region of Uganda. She is the C. E. O of Girls Alive Uganda (GAUP), a youth led project that aims at making and distributing reusable sanitary towels to the vulnerable girls in her community. She is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at Makerere University, studying a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication.

Girls Alive Uganda

Girls Alive Uganda aims to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda. The project will produce and distribute affordable sanitary pads to reduce high rates of menstrual-related school absenteeism, which remains a key barrier to girls’ education in Uganda.

Oluwafolajimi Adesanya

Folajimi Adesanya is a Medical Doctor in training and a Policy Enthusiast who believes in the potential of young Nigerians like himself in being catalysts of positive transformation in the African society. He has over three years of experience in Mentorship, Capacity Building, Libertarian Movement and as a Social Entrepreneur. He is the Founder/Chief Administrator of The Panacea Project, an organization that is committed to identifying societal problems to the end of proferring workable solutions to these problems.

Jamie Boon

Jamie is a humanitarian designer studying industrial design engineering at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and has a desire to use innovation to be socially responsible. He has worked on numerous innovations which focus on addressing the pre-existing humanitarian crises to help provide relief to the individuals who are so heavily affected by them. He has shown commitment and strong leadership through collaboration to create issues for world issues in his attempt at making the world a better place and ensure people’s right to basic human rights are met.

Heather Weller

Heather is a second-year at the University of Chicago majoring in Public Policy and minoring in Human Rights. Heather is the founder and COO of a nonprofit called “Thank a Veteran” that aims to thank our veterans, soldiers, and their families. In addition, she works in a diverse classroom in Chicago through the Neighborhood Schools Program.

Brittney Dorton

Brittney Dorton is currently a third-year college student at the University of Chicago where she studies Comparative Human Development and Human Rights. She is one of the co-founders of 4B: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges, where she serves as the Research and Advocacy Chair. Extremely passionate about human rights, Brittney has been active in disability rights advocacy for the last four years, and is currently the president of UChicago’s Organization of Students with Disabilities.

Kristen Busch

Kristen is a second year at the University of Chicago, majoring in Economics with a specialization in Data Science. She formed 4B with two other UChicago undergrads to empower students, families, and educators to navigate Chicago Public Schools special education programs. Kristen has been involved with disability rights and advocacy for nine years. She’s taught at a pre-school for children with disabilities, served on the Minnesota Special Olympics Student Board of Directors, and currently assists a UChicago professor with research on the deaf community in India.