Gelgia Fetz Fernandes

Gelgia Fetz, BOLD
Editorial Team, BOLD, and Program Lead, Jacobs Foundation

Gelgia Fetz Fernandes holds a graduate degree from Zurich University where she studied Social Anthropology, Media Studies, and International Relations focusing on the Middle East. She is a trained journalist and has worked as newspaper editor, covering events and news stories national and international in scope. Since 2007, Gelgia Fetz Fernandes has been a Program Manager at the Jacobs Foundation running the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and the Young Scholar Programs. In April 2020, she assumed a Program Lead role at the Jacobs Foundation.


Contributions by Gelgia

A caregiver and a child play a game on the phone together.
A child and parent draw a Ukrainian flag in chalk on the ground.
Children attentively look at a tablet together.
Students participate in a Yiya AirScience lesson in Lira district.
Photo by Arthur Lambillotte, CC0, unsplash.com
Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels, CC0
Sharon Wolf
Gordon Adomdza
padrinan, pixabay.com
Myles Tan, unsplash.com
Image by _Alicja_ on Pixabay
Photo by manseok on pixabay.com
Visual: In-app image from Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings app, PBS Kids
Leyla Acaroglu
injini_jamie
Gareth Halfacree, flickr.com, CC BY-SA2.0
Cristian Bortes, flickr.com, CC by 2.0
Image: Jacobs Foundation
Dr Pitch, flickr.com, Public Domain
Labster
Evgeny Milyutin
woodleywonderworks, flickr.com, CC BY 2.0
DFID - UK Department for International Development, flickr.com, CC BY-SA 2.0
Sarah Jayne-Blakemore
Illustration: Mrzyk & Moriceau for BOLD

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