Stories of hope and resilience

Draper Hills 2019 fellows speak on issues closest to their hearts. Listen to the story, share the emotion, be inspired, join the movement.

 Brazil’s Democracy is at Stake

Brazil’s Democracy is at Stake

Janaina Homerin, Brazil

Civil Society: State Relations in Africa, How can they improve

Civil Society: State Relations in Africa, How can they improve

Ateki Seta Caxton, Cameroon

Dictatorship and the Marketplace of Ideas

Dictatorship and the Marketplace of Ideas

Befekadu Hailu Techane, Ethiopia

Public Service Hall Reform: Made in Georgia

Public Service Hall Reform: Made in Georgia

Nino Chichua, Georgia

Liberty, Democracy, and Responsible Social Media

Liberty, Democracy, and Responsible Social Media

N. S. Nappinai, India

The Voice of Half a Billion

The Voice of Half a Billion

Shaili Chopra, India

Open space: the civic space to protect and defend in the Arab region

Open space: the civic space to protect and defend in the Arab region

Mohamad Najem, Lebanon

The Importance of Education for Girls in Democratic Promotion

The Importance of Education for Girls in Democratic Promotion

Hinda Bouddane, Morocco

Building 21st Century-Relevant Tribes

Building 21st Century-Relevant Tribes

Ujwal Bahadur Thapa, Nepal

Investing in People

Investing in People

Julio A. Guzman, Peru

Brown Envelopes and the Quality of Journalism in Nigeria

Brown Envelopes and the Quality of Journalism in Nigeria

Nicholas Ibekwe, Nigeria

Russia Incognita: Post-Imperial Stress Disorder

Russia Incognita: Post-Imperial Stress Disorder

Anna Dobrovolskaya, Russia

Why Global Rules Matter

Why Global Rules Matter

Rania Hadra, Sudan

Empowering Rural Economy Through Handcrafts, One of Tunisia’s Challenges

Empowering Rural Economy Through Handcrafts, One of Tunisia’s Challenges

Wiem Zarrouk, Tunisia

Using the Courts to Protect Rights

Using the Courts to Protect Rights

Nicholas Opiyo, Uganda

The Impact of Independent Investigative Journalism in Ukraine

The Impact of Independent Investigative Journalism in Ukraine

Natalie Sedletska, Ukraine

Facing Venezuela’s Criminal Regime

Facing Venezuela’s Criminal Regime

David Smolansky, Venezuela