In 2018, the Pamir Eco-Cultural Tourism Association continued to contribute to Tajikistan’s entry into the tourism sector, and with one dynamic guide, Furough, opened that path for a wider share of mountain residents: women wilderness guides.
In East Africa, we supported a landmark partnership with Harvard University to cultivate the skills of African leaders. Maryana, who heads up a civil society organization in Kenya, talks about her own growth as a leader in the region.
In Pakistan, the Aga Khan University opens doors for a more representative range of leaders, including women. Zainab, an AKU alum returning to lead the university’s Department of Medicine, shows what that means.