The HJI is a dedicated public health and law initiative addressing the intersection between racial and gender inequality
Introducing the newest Echoing Green Fellows! HJI’s Fatima Hassan is a 2023 EG Fellow
We are excited to announce that we have been selected to be a part of the 2023 Echoing Green fellowship. You can read more about the Echoing Green fellowship for 2023 below and find out more about the very diverse cohort as well. Our Chairperson, Dr Manjra and Fatima’s messages about the fellowship news can be read here.
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HJI was founded by and is headed by Fatima Hassan, a social justice activist and health and human rights lawyer. HJI operates remotely and the team is also made up of a Senior Researcher (Dr Marlise Richter), and Administrator (Althea Adonis). From time-to-time HJI relies on the support of research consultants.
HJI has a strong and committed Board and Reference Advisory Group whose members provide guidance and support regularly. HJI’s multidisciplinary advisors are highly regarded in and outside of South Africa and are long-standing experts in their respective fields. Drawing on their expertise in law, public health, economics, scientific advancement, policy development, activism, and community engagement, they guide HJI on its governance, strategic focus areas and partnership models.