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Sharing Progress on the Population Council’s Agenda for Change

It’s been two years since the Population Council launched our Agenda for Change—a commitment to becoming an antiracist organization and addressing wider issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Today, we continue to make progress, address challenges, and expand our efforts. In an ongoing commitment to foster transparency and accountability, we are sharing what we’ve learned since our one-year update, and where we see ourselves headed in this important journey.  

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Population Council Fellow: Irene Selwaness

Dr. Irene Selwaness, a labor economist, was a tenure-track assistant professor at Cairo University looking to broaden and strengthen her research training. 

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Population Council Fellow: Cuong La

Dr. Cuong La was a recipient of the Population Council’s Ford Fellowship in Vietnam, which provided international, Master’s-level training to early career Vietnamese health professionals in public health and social sciences.

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Introducing the GIRL Center External Research Collaborators

The Girl Innovation, Research, and Learning (GIRL) Center at the Population Council is thrilled to welcome our inaugural cohort of External Research Collaborators—a network of global researchers to deepen and drive research on adolescent health and development in low- and middle-income countries.  

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