With a presence in more than 170 countries, Hilton Prize Coalition members are innovating protocols and models of collaboration to strengthen community resiliency, both in times of disaster and steady state.
Through mentorships and placements across the world, Hilton Prize Coalition Fellows work alongside one or more Coalition member organizations, developing subject matter expertise and leadership skills.
Storytelling can catalyze collaborations and share lessons learned. The Hilton Prize Coalition Storytelling Program aims to amplify the myriad voices in the communities where staff and stakeholders live and work together.
Mich Rakotomalala is a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow with Operation Smile, in charge of cleft lip and cleft palate surgical missions in Madagascar. In this post, Mich provides a glimpse of the type of hazards faced by staff in the field that can impact their operations and the communities they serve.
In recognition of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the Hilton Prize Coalition shines a spotlight on member Tostan, a global organization contributing to the abandonment of FGM through its work to empower rural communities with sustainable development and human rights based education.
This article by Miguel Luengo Oroz, Chief Data Scientist at United Nations Global Pulse, describes an ongoing project to understand how social media data can inform the perceptions of host communities on refugees and migrants fleeing conflict-affected areas across international borders.