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    • Banner: Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge

      USAID Administrator Green Announces Finalists for the Humanitarian Grand Challenge, Along with Additional Investment to Assist Conflict-Affected Communities

      September 25, 2018, New York, USA – Today, the Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Honorable Mark Green, and the Secretary of State for the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom, The Right Honourable Penny Mordaunt, M.P., announced 23 intended finalists for Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian […]


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    • Ms. Jocelyn Mackie and Dr. Karlee Silver

      Grand Challenges Canada Announces New Co-CEOs to Lead Organization Forward

      Ms. Jocelyn Mackie and Dr. Karlee Silver to serve co-Chief Executive Officers TORONTO, September 19, 2018 – On behalf of the Board of Directors of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), Chair Guylaine Saucier today announced that Ms. Jocelyn Mackie and Dr. Karlee Silver have been appointed as co-Chief Executive Officers. Their appointment is effective immediately. “Innovation is the […]


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    • Photo: Natalie Boychuck, Research Assistant, Humanitarian Grand Challenge

      Including Women in Humanitarian Crisis Response

      By Natalie Boychuck, former research assistant to the Humanitarian Grand Challenge, and a student at the Munk School of Global Affairs Being a woman in humanitarian crisis is devastatingly far from easy; a fact that Noura al Jizawi, a Syrian revolutionary, mother, and masters student at the Munk School of Global Affairs understands too well. […]


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    • Stars in SRHR: KadAfrica

      Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights request for proposals open

      Toronto, Canada – Grand Challenges Canada is excited to launch Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (Stars in Global Health Round 10) on Tuesday July 31, 2018. Sexual and reproductive health and rights are fundamental to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Investing in sexual and reproductive health is cost effective […]


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