Ashoka Fellow
Tunisia
Fellow Since 2016
    This description of Leila Ben Gacem's work was prepared when Leila Ben Gacem was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2016.
    Introduction
    Leila is creating and growing a grassroots movement led by students and heritage activists’ and cultural entrepreneurs to restore the vibrancy of the Medinas’ throughout Tunisia. She is doing this through creating an economic dynamic that speaks true to its heritage and increasing the cultural confidence of the people in their own country.
    The New Idea
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