Fall 2017 ADA Fellows Profiles


The Fall 2017 cohort of ADA International Fellows. Fellows in this cohort come from Peru, Kenya, and Tanzania.

Amina Shaaban | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Amina is an emerging leader in the provision of inclusive education in Tanzania. As a Social and Economic Strengthening Advisor at Pact, Amina directs the Sauti project, an initiative supported by USAID and Johns Hopkins University that combats HIV in Tanzania. Amina also has extensive expertise implementing inclusive education initiatives while she was a Program Manager for Save the Children and BRAC, the world’s largest NGO. Continue reading “Amina Shaaban | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania”

Cristina Higa | Lima, Peru


As a Project Coordinator for the Peruvian NGO Aynimundo, Cristina Higa possesses both a firm commitment and practical experience in addressing shortcomings regarding the provision of inclusive education in Peru. She contributes to a number of her projects administered by her organization, which promotes community-driven initiatives focused on education, economic empowerment and infrastructure. Continue reading “Cristina Higa | Lima, Peru”

Fiorella Guerrero Calle | Lima, Peru


Fiorella Guerrero Calle holds a strong belief that all human beings have dignity and deserve to receive it through education. This conviction, in conjunction with her observation that children with disabilities are the most vulnerable of the vulnerable, has led her into a career of service to young people with disabilities in Peru and inspired her to apply for the ADA International Fellowship Program. Continue reading “Fiorella Guerrero Calle | Lima, Peru”