Kanta Singh has dedicated her whole career to tackling issues of gender inequality. In 2019, she embarked on the Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence. The programme allowed her to expand her network and capacity even further to help her on her mission to build a more equal India, one girl and one voice at a time.
News and blogs
The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.
How far would you go to combat domestic violence? Meet Busayapa Srisompong, an inspiring Chevening Alumna who founded SHero Thailand, an organisation with an aspiration to eliminate domestic violence in Thailand.
Dr Mina Brajovic is the Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in Montenegro. She became a Chevening Scholar in 1999, studying Law at the University of Cambridge at a time when her country was recovering from conflict. Almost 25 years on, Mina reflects on how her aspirations for building a better world have changed over time, as well as the key learnings that have stayed with her from her Chevening year.
This Pride Month, we’re celebrating Cheveners working across the globe to improve rights and opportunities for the LGBT+ community. Dr Henry Za Lal Lian works for UNICEF to prevent HIV in adolescents and young people.
This International Women's Day, Chevening is celebrating the women in our community doing inspiring work across the globe to empower women and girls. Discover how 2013 Chevening Alumna, Deepti Ameta, is making a difference in India.
Gender based violence has never before been explored like this in Bhutan. We speak with Chevening Alumnus Yangchen Dolkar Dorji to find out more.
Chevening Alumna Khongorzul Amarsanaa (Zola) has dedicated her life to eliminating violence against women and children in Mongolia. We speak with her about her achievements to date.
Nasser Hassane, Class of 2020, has gone from his Chevening Scholarship to LEEP, an NGO working to eliminate lead paint across the globe, and now to the FCDO in Niger. Discover his work and journey.
Chevening Alumni India (CAI) have been running a series of events focused on tackling sexism. We caught up with Deepti Ameta, a member of CAI, to find out more.
Chevening Alumna, Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh has recently been nominated as a Global Finalist for the British Council Alumni Awards. Her research into the safety and the impact of pollutants in Jamaica, as well as on informal battery smelting and its damaging effects on children is something we can all learn from.