WHO WE ARE
The Equity Initiative is an exciting program to nurture and facilitate the development of an entire generation of health equity leaders (500+) over a twenty-year period.
WHAT WE DO
The Equity Initiative’s goal is to build a thriving and sustainable network of multi-sectoral actors to create a community for health equity in Southeast Asia and China.
Our 2018 cohort of 23 Fellows come from 10 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and private sectors.
HOW TO APPLY
The online application for The Equity Initiative's 2019-2020 fellowship program is now open. If you're interested in becoming a Fellow, click below for more information.
Health Equity Projects
Transformative Leadership Development
Global Learning II Builds Skills and Introduces New Ideas to Advance Equity
The Equity Initiative’s Global Learning II module is designed to help Fellows further develop the leadership skills and innovative ideas needed to mobilize stakeholders toward a common goal. Global Learning II was held June 1-8 in Salem and at Harvar...READ MORE
Global Learning I Takes Fellows to South Africa
The 2019 Equity Initiative Fellows traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa May 25-31 for Global Learning I, an immersive experience that exposed them to the culture, history, socio-economic dynamics, and equity challenges of a country outside Asia. Ho...READ MORE
2019 EI Fellows: Learning and Bonding Begin at Opening Retreat
The Equity Initiative welcomed 25 new EI Fellows, representing 10 countries, to the 2019 Opening Retreat, held in the Ba Vi Mountains near Hanoi, March 10-17. The main goal of the retreat is to foster Fellow bonding and create a trusted space for pee...READ MORE