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
2018 Public Narrative Workshop: Using Public Narrative to Build Support for Health Equity
Equity Initiative Fellows have compelling stories to tell and a strong desire to mobilize others to act in support of equity causes. A Public Narrative Training program, held December 20-22 in Bangkok, was designed to help them to harness the power o...READ MORE
2018 Project Accelerator: Fellows Synthesize Leadership Learning and Refine Project Proposals
As the 2018 Equity Fellows near the end of their induction year, they gathered for the week-long Project Accelerator, held at Inle Lake, Myanmar from October 28 to November 4. Most of the first day of programming was devoted to an adaptive leadership...READ MORE
2018 Asia Trek: A Closer Look at Development, Health, and Equity in Indonesia
The 2018 Asia Trek, held August 5-12, focused on Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s most populous country, and the ways in which its development outlook, demographics, policymaking processes, and social and cultural practices shape access to quality healthc...READ MORE