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Goya Lamartine Da Costa E Silva

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 1998

Brazil

Based on a profound sense of respect for rural laborers that grew out of his own early experience working side by side with them, Goya Lamartine has designed and implemented the first comprehensive paralegal training course for community advocates in northeast Brazil.

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Clemens Mulokozi

Ashoka Fellow since May 2015

Germany

Clemens is leveraging the power of sports and Physical Education to transform the education system in Tanzania and by so doing empowering children to develop their own potential as changemakers in the society.

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Gilda Maria Pompeia, 28, works in Sao Paulo, developing drug prevention courses for high school teachers.

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Jérémy Lachal

Ashoka Fellow since Mar 2015

France

Isolation and inactivity among marginalized communities – from refugee camps to underprivileged neighborhoods – can have dramatic consequences such as violence and physical and mental health problems in communities. In response, Jérémy is defining a new standard for libraries in the 21st Century...

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Inna Hudaya

Ashoka Fellow since May 2017

Indonesia

Inna serves the hidden population of Indonesian women who are pregnant but can not easily obtain information or see a doctor because of social and legal barriers.

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Abdelaziz Allabadi

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Jordan

Abdelaziz is popularizing medical information in the Arab region. He is doing so by facilitating access to medical information by creating and publishing updated, authenticated, Arabic medical content online. He is also facilitating the connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling...

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David Wiley

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2017

United States

David is championing the concept of ‘open educational resources’ to reinvent how educational content is created, licensed, used, and improved—ultimately enabling college and university students to access to access radically improved class materials at dramatically reduced prices.

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Dr. Jan Wulf-Schnabel

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2016

Germany

Through the Institute for Inclusive Education, Jan Wulf-Schnabel lays the foundation for the society-wide recognition, promotion and use of the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities (PWDs). He opens up the educational sector for PWDs as teachers and thereby, not only creates meaningful...

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Marine Quenin

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

France

In a society where discussing about religion in the formal and unformal education systems is taboo, Marine is opening new public conversations with teachers in schools and other professionals engaged in education. She empowers them to approach this topic peacefully and demonstrates why knowing and...

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Florence Rizzo

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

France

To accelerate the transition towards an education system that allows every child to reach his full potential and be a changemaker, Florence’s insight is that teachers and those who professionally surround them (school directors, inspectors and advisors, teacher trainers) embody changemaking skills...

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