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Rustam Nabiev

Ashoka Fellow since May 2016

Sweden

Shifo’s MyChild solutions are designed with and for frontline workers, enabling them to easily track individual children and entire communities’ immunization records and preventive health needs over time, which is currently used by over 600 health service delivery points across Afghanistan, Uganda...

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Admir Lukacevic

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2014

Sweden

Through creating and uplifting new role models from diverse backgrounds, Admir fosters a new kind of society in Scandinavia – one that is more open to failure, participation, and optimism.

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Dennis Lennartsson

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2013

Sweden

Dennis left European Sign Language Center in September 2015.

After 6 years of elevating sign language to serve a richer purpose Ashoka Fellow Dennis Lennartsson shifted his work to focus on creating a web tool for sign language translation in developing countries, founding SignReader which he now...

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Johan Wendt

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2012

Sweden

In Sweden math education for children has stagnated, with math often perceived by young students as something alien, difficult, and irrelevant. A downward sloping performance curve in the Swedish school system has resulted in a substantial gap between what skills the working world demands from their...

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Sofia Appelgren

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2010

Sweden

In the close-knit culture of Sweden, corporate hiring operates on networking, personal relationships, and references. To a large degree, immigrant communities do not have access to these resources. Sofia Appelgren has launched a program that matches the most dynamic and entrepreneurial persons with...

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Anders Wilhelmson

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2009

Sweden

Anders Wilhelmson is changing the way in which people in poor and crowded urban communities with inadequate sanitation facilities deal with human waste and offering a more dignified daily life. Working closely with such communities, he is providing new opportunities through single-use, biodegradable...

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Karl-Henrik Robert

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2009

Sweden

In launching the Natural Step, former cancer researcher and clinician Karl-Henrik Robert has facilitated the outgrowth of a unifying framework for social and ecological sustainability, and built a global institutional platform that brings together disparate strands of environmentalism (scientific...

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