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HarvestPlus

Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops Read More
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Rice 360° Institute for Global Health (Rice University)

Improving newborn survival in Africa Read More
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Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee

Educating children displaced by conflict and persecution Read More
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100&Change: The Finalists Live

100&Change finalists will present on December 11, 2017 their proposals to an in-person audience in Chicago and global audience via livestream before MacArthur’s Board of Directors select the recipient of a $100 million grant. Read More
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From the Field: Site Visits with Semi-Finalists

Program Officers Kristen Molyneaux and Angela Schlater gained insights about 100&Change semi-finalists strengths, capacities, and partnerships by conducting site visits to organizations working outside of U.S. borders. Read More
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Continuing to Learn: Project Changes Since the Original Proposal

Bev Postma reflects on the tough choices HarvestPlus faced and the factors the team took into account when deciding where and how it can achieve the greatest impact. Read More
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Unlocking a Sustainable Model to Impact More Patients

Dr. Shantanu Nundy, Director of the Human Diagnosis Project, reflects on the team’s development of a sustainable financing model for its national electronic consult system to provide more accurate and affordable care for the underserved. Read More

"The Key to Reducing Doctors’ Misdiagnoses"

The Wall Street Journal
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Tackling the Mountain of Blindness - We Do More Together

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) learned the importance of providing comprehensive screenings at outreach events, based on community feedback and ongoing evaluation, according to HCP Co-Founder Dr. Geoffrey Tabin. Read More
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"We Are Not Furniture, We Are Not Merchandise"

Lumos Chief Executive Georgette Mulheir shares how recommendations from children and young people from Moldova, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, and Haiti—many of whom grew up in orphanages—made Catholic Relief Services’ proposal stronger. Read More
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Lessons Learned from Community Engagement

Feedback from experts, government ministries, parents, and teachers, has helped Sesame and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) refine their programming, according to Nada Elattar of Sesame Workshop and Katie Maeve Murphy of IRC. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Cecilia A. Conrad

Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director
Portrait of Joshua J. Mintz

Joshua J. Mintz

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Portrait of Kristen J. Molyneaux

Kristen J. Molyneaux

Program Officer
Portrait of Angela Schlater

Angela Schlater

Program Officer, Nuclear Challenges
Portrait of Jeff Ubois

Jeff Ubois

Program Officer
Portrait of Laura Young

Laura Young

Program Associate

Mariela Evans

Coordinator, MacArthur Fellows
Portrait of Kalle Eko

Kalle Eko

Social Media Associate
Portrait of Gerry Sims

Gerry Sims

Meeting Planner
Portrait of Kristen Mack

Kristen Mack

Communications Officer
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer