Sector leaders open up on learning: Asier Hernando Malax-Echevarria

At a gathering of humanitarian leaders and thinkers supporting the Pledge for Change (P4C) in Nairobi, Kenya, Asier Hernando Malax-Echevarria, Director of the Sherwood Way, highlighted the importance of feminist leadership in driving change within the humanitarian sector.

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‘I see a huge positive energy coming from many organisations. This is so powerful right now,’ he said. ‘I’m inspired by all those leaders and, specifically, I am so inspired by feminist movement leaders.’

The Pledge for Change 2030 re-imagines the role of INGOs in the global humanitarian and development aid system, pledging to build a stronger aid ecosystem based on the principles of solidarity, humility, self-determination and equality.

At the Pledge for Change meeting on 18th April, 2024, ALNAP, the global network inspiring learning for greater humanitarian impact, Adeso Africa and the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (CHL) interviewed eight humanitarian leaders and thinkers from international and national humanitarian organisations to get key insights on the challenges around learning, localisation and decolonisation and the future of the sector.

Credits: Videography by Mint Glint Media LTD
Interview by ALNAP