Andrea Varrella, a legal officer at ECPAT reflects on her time as a supervisor for several HPC Fellows throughout her career. She describes it as a mutually beneficial experience for both the organization and the Fellow.
Shaun O’Leary and Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executives of St Christopher’s Hospice describe one of the gifts of the hospice movement: recognizing that you must attend as much to the family as you must to the person who’s dying.
Chris Jochnick is President & CEO of Landesa, a Hilton Prize Coalition laureate that partners with governments and local organizations to secure legal land rights for the world’s poorest families. Chris describes appreciating land in a holistic way because land rights go beyond property grabs and conflicts.
Lynette Suiaunoa-Scanlan is a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow working with The Task Force for Global Health. In her blog, Lynette reflects on her time at The Task Force working on a community-based post Lymphatic Filariasis mass drug administration Coverage Survey in American Samoa.
Alma Vazquez is a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow working with Covenant House. In her blog, Alma reflects on the impact of advocacy work and key red flags of human trafficking so that incidents can be prevented.
Maria Colimão is a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow working with St Christopher’s Hospice. In her blog, Maria reflects on her time at St Christopher’s Hospice working in the Compassionate Neighbours program on outreach, home visits, and trainings for the community on compassionate care. upon her time at St Christopher’s Hospice.
Jack Yatsko, COO of Clubhouse International, talks about his experience building a successful fellowship program in partnership with the Hilton Prize Coalition. Clubhouse International ensured they had the right goals and objectives for the fellowship in place for the Fellow to assist in opening the first Clubhouse in Mongolia.
Henry Emisiko is a Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow working with The Task Force for Global Health. At The Task Force for Global Health, Henry researched River Blindness, a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD). As part of the team, he oversaw sample management, specimen handling, data management, and routine laboratory management. In his blog, Henry reflects upon his time at The Task Force for Global Health.
In the spring of 2018, The Task Force for Global Health and Heifer International were awarded a Collaborative Models grant from the Hilton Prize Coalition for their Humanitarian Wellbeing Project. This project recognized that the stresses inherent in humanitarian work can negatively impact employee wellbeing, and in turn, the effectiveness of humanitarian organizations.
Together, Operation Smile and Partners in Health were able to build surgical capacity by providing training for general and plastic surgery residents. In conjunction with the University of Rwanda, the organizations formalized a 3-week surgical rotation template and began putting curriculum in place for surgical teams to address the lack of plastic surgeons in Rwanda.