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Swapna Reddy

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2019

United States

Swapna sees a future where the United States welcomes individuals who come to our borders fleeing violence. She believes in working alongside asylum seekers to make that vision a reality.

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Adam Foss

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2019

United States

Adam Foss founded Prosecutor Impact to repair our criminal justice system by shifting the culture and norms among prosecutors across the United States.

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Sonya Passi

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2019

United States

Financial insecurity is the number one threat to an abuse survivor’s safety. Sonya is transforming the domestic violence movement from a mindset of crisis response to a focus on stability-building by bringing together the domestic violence and asset building movements.

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Lam Nguyen Ho

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

United States

Lam Ho is changing the field of legal aid to make it more accessible and responsive to underserved communities and to strengthen its role as a vehicle for social justice.

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Rachel Armstrong

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

United States

Through Farm Commons and starting with sustainable farmers, Rachel Armstrong is reforming legal services in a way that respects the client as a primary source of knowledge, inspiration, and solutions and helps changemakers thrive.

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Radek Hábl

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2018

Czech Republic

Radek Hábl is developing an evidence-based, holistic and systemic approach to transform the current unfair ecosystem of debt, spur close cooperation among key actors and bring a million of over-indebted and excluded Czech citizens back to society.

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Beena Chintalapuri

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

India

Dr. Beena is capacitating the Indian prison system to sustainably reduce recidivism and crime rates at a historical pace. Having institutionalized Unnati in all major prisons (over 11) of one state, Dr. Beena has brought down their recidivism rates from 80% to 1% and is now receiving formal...

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Andres Felipe Gallardo Johnson

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2016

Mexico

Noticing safety issues in his own neighborhood led Andrés Gallardo to create an app-driven network which allows neighbors to quickly respond to emergencies and communicate with each other about pertinent issues in their communities.

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Jean-Louis Kiehl

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2011

France

Jean-Louis Kiehl is pioneering a model to prevent excessive consumer debt and efficiently fight against social and financial exclusion. Through a wide range of social and legal support, trainings and innovative partnerships with banks and finance companies, Jean-Louis helps at-risk populations and...

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