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,
Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels, CC0
Sharon Wolf
Gordon Adomdza
Myles Tan,
Image by _Alicja_ on Pixabay
Photo by manseok on
Visual: In-app image from Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings app, PBS Kids
Leyla Acaroglu
Gareth Halfacree,, CC BY-SA2.0
Cristian Bortes,, CC by 2.0
Image: Jacobs Foundation
Dr Pitch,, Public Domain
Evgeny Milyutin
woodleywonderworks,, CC BY 2.0
DFID - UK Department for International Development,, CC BY-SA 2.0
Sarah Jayne-Blakemore
Illustration: Mrzyk & Moriceau for BOLD

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