June 2022 - You are accessing an old version of our website. The SDGs Voluntary Commitments have been migrated here: https://sdgs.un.org/partnerships

You will be redirected to the new Partnership Platform in 10 seconds.

EWC Innovation for Sustainable Development Fellows (#EWCinnovationfellows)

The EWC Innovation for Sustainable Development Fellows (#EWCinnovationfellows) is a ten (10) year opportunity to support members of the EWC striving to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Non-resident Fellows co-design and co-deliver innovation initiatives for the EWC within their organization or company. Fellows are young EWC Alumni (under age 40) supported in ten (10) modules all delivered virtually over the course of ten (10) months within health, environment, community resilience, and the arts sectors. In 2019, over 10,000 people enrolled in innovation programs of the fellows. Learn more and view a map of fellows and initiatives here (https://www.eastwestcenter.org/professional-development/experiential-professional-development) and a collection of videos about each fellow here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLzcOj99I4Rqdmsy_e3wIGQ

Expected impact

The #EWCinnovationfellows Theory of Change is that the EWC can advance SDG implementation in the Asia Pacific IF the EWC offers ten (10) months of customized support and financial incentives to members of the EWC community as nonresident Innovation Fellows to implement innovation strategies within their health, education, resilience, arts, or environment organization or company THEN Fellows will improve their capacity to design, deliver, and evaluate innovation strategies that meet the UN SDG targets strategies THEN citizens of fellow’s targeted program area will acquire knowledge and services in education, environment and health sector and improve their well-being and livelihoods.



Goal 1
Goal 2
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
Goal 6
Goal 8
Goal 10
Goal 12
Goal 13
Goal 14
Goal 15
Goal 17
Staff / Technical expertise
Customized mentorship, training, and support for each fellow and initiative
Financing (in USD)
Basic information
Start: 30 December, 2020
Completion: 30 December, 2030
East-West Center (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
East-West Center (NGO) with Cahya Abisatya (NGO), CCP Pakistan (CCPP), Earth Circle (NGO), EarthCompany (private), ETAM Academy (NGO), Everest Lab (private), Ganabell Digital School (private), GivFunds (NGO), GreenYards (private), Hesu Teaism (private), Morbi+ (private), Play Naturally (NGO), Pongo Ranger (NGO), RecyGlo (private sector), Tagpi-Tagpi (private), Timorese Youth Initiative for Development (NGO), Timpuyog Lab (NGO), Thresher Shark Indonesia (NGO), Quality Life (NGO), WastEducation(NGO)
Initiative focused on COVID-19 pandemic response, prevention and recovery efforts
Geographical coverage
Asia and Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficiaries
Contact information
Lance Boyd, Senior Experiential Leadership Education Specialist, boydl@eastwestcenter.org,
Honolulu, USA
United Nations