In this issue:
Assétou Samaké: Teacher, scientist, and defender of seedsAssétou continues to lead the fight for the protection of biodiversity in Mali. She has helped enhance several seed banks, facilitates participatory plant breeding workshops, and is a leading voice within COPAGEN.
Marìa Ysabel Cedano: A lifelong commitment to women’s rightsMaría Ysabel Cedano contributes her expertise to the legal and media strategies DEMUS uses to expose and critique policies and practices violating women’s rights in Peru.
Dr Cynthia: Nurturing leadersFor over twenty years, Inter Pares has been supporting Dr. Cynthia’s critical work and her vision for healthcare in Burma – a sustainable and free system that is invested in its community.
Julia Sánchez: An outspoken advocate for Canada’s NGOsCoordinating a coalition can be a thankless endeavour, but Julia feels she is in the right place at the right time. She is fearless, which is essential in a sector that is being silenced, defunded, and rocked by constant flux.