Resolution Fellows in the News – Fall/Winter 2023!

2023 is coming to a close! It’s been another fabulous year for Resolution Project and our Fellows. Check out some highlights from the past few months of Resolution Project Fellows in the news! 


  • Apefa Adjivon was named one of Canada’s most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network
  • The Caring for Girls team which includes Resolution Fellows Sinnah Lamin and Fatmata Alice Koroma won 1st place in the Social Impact Enterprise Track at the McGill Dobson Cup, earning themselves $20,000! With this money their project will continue introducing self-injectable contraceptives and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (S.R.H.R.) education to women and girls in vulnerable communities in Sierra Leone. 

  • Enock Kivuyo was named one of 30 outstanding finalists for the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards. 
  • Fatou Kine Sambe pitched at ComeUp Festival in Korea, discussing with world entrepreneurs and business professionals about Guérté Réwmi and their women-led business turning Senegalese Peanut crops into peanut based products.
  • Janepher Matini was honored to be selected as one of the top 25 Women STEM entrepreneurs in Africa by Africa Innovation Fellowship(AIF) in partnership WomHub. She will engage in 8 months of both virtual and in person learning, collaboration and engagement with fellow women entrepreneurs in STEM. 
  • Luciana Sandoval (Venture: Sueños y Letras) published a book! Check out Bajo la lluvia de Alfileres.  

  • Myres Ndyabawe was featured in Makerere University Endowment Fund’s newsletter for his work with Simbula Ventures in community led sustainable mushroom growing in Kabuga Village, Uganda. 
  • Royford Mutegi represented youth voices at the 2nd National Conference on Career Guidance & Development in Kenya!  The discussions centered on empowering youth for the evolving job landscape. This year’s  theme for the conference was: “Leveraging on Career Guidance and Development to enhance Lifelong  Transitions and Youth Employability Amid Education Reforms in Kenya.” 
  • Saje and James Thuch attended COP 28, a United Nations Climate Change Conference where over 200 countries took stock of their progress with the Paris Climate Agreement and discussed how to further curb climate change. 
  • Sam Peurifoy made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Venture Capitalists, as a founding partner of the firm Hivemind. 
  • Kennedy Ekezie made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Finance, as the founder of Kippa.
  • Wandile Mthiyane gave a keynote address at the IB Global Conference Heads World Conference in Dublin. Hear him discuss Anti-Racist Hot Dog, and shaping an inclusive future!