Born and raised in Iraqi Kurdistan, Hana Raza is one of the first female environmental advocates and specialists. We hear how she has had a positive impact on the wildlife conservation field in Iraq.
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.
After graduating from the University of Surrey with an MSc in Science in Microwave and Radiofrequency Engineering, Paola better understood the importance of young girls being exposed to ‘harder’ subjects. Here she tells us more about ‘Chicas Waskiris’ and how the Bolivian Chevening community is empowering young women.
Leonie Dindji is a Master's student in Childhood studies at Swansea University from Ivory Coast. We asked Leonie about the woman who most inspired her to pursue her education. This is what she said…
As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, we’ve been asking our Chevening community to share stories about the women who have inspired them most. In this blog, we hear from Dian Maya Safitri.
In the month of International Women’s Day (8 March), we are celebrating women in our community who #ChooseToChallenge gender inequality worldwide. This week, we caught up with Kagiso Madibana.
Chevening Alumna Gloria Williston discovers how visually impaired journalist Paul Anomah-Kordieh is challenging people’s perceptions of disability.
As the first woman in her family to go to university, Chevening Scholar Christine Coc is helping other Mayan girls follow her lead.
In 2021, we are putting an increased focus on delivering against our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
Hande Cayir is a Chevening Alumna from the class of 2018 – studying Journalism and Documentary Practice at the University of Sussex. Prior to that she directed a documentary promoting the power of the individual, ‘Yok Anasının Soyadı’ (Mrs. His Name, 2012). Now she has just published her third book ‘Documentary as Autoethnography: a Case […]
Chevening Alumna Beatriz Buarque wins the Luxembourg Peace Prize for her work in combatting online extremism. Read her story.