WHO WE ARE
The Equity Initiative is an exciting new 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.
The 2017 cohort of 19 fellows consists of talented leaders hailing from 9 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and private sectors.
HOW TO APPLY
The application period for The Equity Initiative 2018-2019 fellowship program is now closed. If you are interested in becoming a Fellow, click below for more information.
Health Equity Projects
Transformative Leadership Development
Equity Initiative’s Asia Trek Focuses on the Philippines
The second cohort of Equity Initiative Fellows embarked on the Asia Trek component of their fellowship program, which was held August 13-20 in Manila, Philippines. Asia Trek is a one-week experiential immersion in the region with exposure to key heal...READ MORE
Giving While Living, the Story of Atlantic Founder Chuck Feeney
The Equity Initiative is among 6 global fellowship programs that have received funding from The Atlantic Philanthropies. Watch the story of Atlantic Founder Chuck Feeney, the man who has inspired Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and others to devote their ...READ MORE
Global Learning for Equity Fellows
The two-leg Global Learning event is a key part of the Equity Initiative as it enables Equity Fellows to expand their learning beyond Southeast Asia. It is designed to link Fellows to world-class scholars and inspirational leaders, thereby deepening ...READ MORE