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Humanity in Action Launches € 30,000 Grant Competition for Senior Fellows

November 07, 2014 Tags: action projects, senior fellows, senior fellow awards, fundraising, hia programs

Humanity in Action has opened a third round of its grant competition for Senior Fellows.

This new call for proposals focuses on projects that address discrimination against Roma and antisemitism in Europe. All 2014 Fellows and Senior Fellows of Humanity in Action are invited to apply for grants… Read more

New Landmark Study of Humanity in Action American Senior Fellows Released

November 03, 2014 Tags: senior fellows, united states

A new report finds that 93% of Humanity in Action alumni from the United States rate the Humanity in Action Fellowship as a “tremendously positive experience” and 98% would participate in the Fellowship again if they could.

The study, available here, represents… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Fourth Annual New York Conference

October 20, 2014 Tags: hia conference, senior fellows, new york, race, police brutality

More than 100 attendees gathered on Saturday, October 18 for Humanity in Action’s fourth annual New York Conference.

Held at The New School in Manhattan, the event offered a daylong mix of keynote speakers, hands-on workshops, focus groups,… Read more

Humanity in Action Releases Call for Applications for the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

September 02, 2014 Tags: senior fellows, diplomacy, washington dc, paris

Humanity in Action is now accepting applications for the 2015 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, a graduate-level fellowship program in Washington, DC and Paris. This transatlantic program brings together 24 American and European graduate students to study international relations and global… Read more

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Karbank/Rabineau Awards

June 27, 2014 Tags: senior fellow awards, senior fellows, ukraine, community organizing, bosnia and herzegovina, moldova

Humanity in Action is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2014 Senior Fellow Leadership awards: Tara Dickman, Yulia Gogol, Zachariah Falconer-Stout and Nick Micinski.

Barney A. Karbank Award

Tara Dickman (France 2007)
Yulia Gogol (Poland 2006) 

Dr. Louis Rabineau Award

Zachariah Falconer-Stout (Germany…

Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Selected to Give Harvard Business School Class Day Address

May 28, 2014 Tags: entrepreneurship, senior fellows

Casey Gerald, a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow who participated in the German program in 2009, was selected to give the Class Day Address to the Harvard Business School class of 2014 on Wednesday, May 28.

The address touched on his personal journey from inner-city Dallas to Yale &… Read more

Humanity in Action Celebrates the Inauguration of Mariko Silver as President of Bennington College

May 06, 2014 Tags: senior fellows, education, 1997, leadership

Humanity in Action congratulates Senior Fellow Dr. Mariko Silver on her inauguration as the 10th president of Bennington College on Saturday, April 26. Humanity in Action’s Founder and Executive Director Dr. Judith Goldstein attended the weekend’s festivities, along with other Humanity in Action Senior Fellows and Board members.

To read Mariko’s inaugural address,… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the 2014 American Fellows

April 15, 2014 Tags: hia programs, senior fellows, copenhagen, amsterdam, paris, warsaw

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the 40 recipients of the 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship from the United States. The 2014 American Fellows will join students and recent graduates from universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands,… Read more

Civil Rights Leader Congressman John Lewis Addresses the Humanity in Action Community

December 04, 2013 Tags: civil rights, democracy, hia events, civil liberties, senior fellows, hia programs

Humanity in Action is proud to share a special message from Congressman John Lewis, a hero of the Civil Rights Movement, to Humanity in Action. In this inspiring video, Congressman Lewis praises Humanity in Action's programs and its network of Senior Fellows for their work "for the protection of the rights of all human kind." 

Humanity in Action Holds Its New York Conference At The New School

September 21, 2013 Tags: new york, hia conference, arts, indigenous rights, senior fellows, comedy

Inspired by the Humanity in Action International Conference, the New York Conference is a regional gathering for Senior Fellows and friends of Humanity in Action.

The Read more

Senior Fellow Mariko Silver Appointed President of Bennington College

July 07, 2013 Tags: senior fellows, education

Humanity in Action is proud to congratulate Senior Fellow Mariko Silver on her appointment as President of Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.  Mariko Silver completed the Humanity in Action Fellowship in Denmark in 1997.  She has made outstanding contributions to Humanity in Action as a Senior Fellow, speaker… Read more