Featured Senior Fellows
Meet the people behind the scenes, making a difference where it counts.
When her family became a foster family, Senior Fellow Priya Fielding-Singh became intimately familiar with inequality and how it can change the trajectory of one's life. Priya has since devoted her professional career to reducing inequality and eliminating discriminatory policies.
As a Project Leader for the Department of Educational Projects at the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands, Senior Fellow Cihan Tekeli effectively educates future generations on discriminations of the past and inspires others to work towards creating a brighter future.
After Senior Fellow Gosia Kot's Warsaw Fellowship, she continue her fight for queer community through developing an interactive book on LGBTQIAP rights for young people. Gosia works to destigmatize conversations around gender and sexuality in the hopes of creating understanding and acceptance throughout Polish society.
Senior Fellow Aasha Abdill is an author and activist who believes in the importance of providing spaces for diverse individuals to interact and learn from on another, such as she found during her Diversity & Diplomacy Fellowship. Aasha fights to improve public policies and social services impacting the black community.
Senior Fellow Samir Beharić actively pushes himself out of his comfort zone to advocate for equality and equity. Through his many educational initiatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Samir believes that unjust perceptions can be challenging by exposing communities to other cultures.
Lorenz Narku Laing
Senior Fellow Lorenz Narku Laing is on a mission to bring controversial topics such as race, religion, and migration into the German mainstream. Through his trainings, Narku is determined to spark meaningful conversations regarding cultural differences, unconscious biases, and implicit racism.
Senior Fellow Nathan Furukawa understands the drastic health consequences of economic deprivation, social exclusion and inequality. This led him to Humanity in Action Fellowship. Now he contributes towards a plan on ending the HIV epidemic in the next 10 years.
Marissa Sophia Schneiderman
Senior Fellow Marissa Sophia Schneiderman is a Peabody nominated audio producer and oral historian whose best friend is her grandmother. Find out more about her decade+ involvement with Humanity in Action and how we have helped shape her path to storytelling.