Ashoka Fellow
This description of Erzsébet Szekeres's work was prepared when Erzsébet Szekeres was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Erzsébet Szekeres has created a nationwide program for training, employing and housing disabled adults. As a result of her efforts, her hometown has become a principle locus of activity for the disabled in Hungary.
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Featured in How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein (2007, updated edition)

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