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Jessica Schreiber

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2019

United States

Through FABSCRAP, Jessica Schreiber is ushering in transformative changes at the intersection of the waste and apparel sectors. She’s simultaneously building a new model and infrastructure for managing textile waste at scale while “hooking” designers and the next generation of fashion’s decision...

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Sharon Gamson Danks

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2017

United States

Sharon Danks inspires and enables communities to enrich their school grounds and use them to improve children’s well-being, learning and play while contributing to the ecological health and resilience of their cities.

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Sebastião Alves

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2015

Brazil

Sebastiao has developed a model for creating sustainable farming practices and increasing quality of life in rural sertão by combining local knowledge with modern agriculture technology. This new development model is spread through Brazil’s northeastern region and can be applied anywhere in the...

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Kevin Lee

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2014

Philippines

Kevin Lee is enabling vulnerable communities in the Philippines to demand, create and sustain water and sanitation systems through a new governance approach that simultaneously channels consumer needs and increases local government capacity to deliver.

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Roberto Epple

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2007

France

At the beginning of the 1990s, Roberto Epple became one of the major actors of a campaign to preserve the River Loire, the last wild river in Europe, causing the French government to abdicate and preventing the constructing a series of large dams along its course. Based on this successful experience...

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Wilson Passeto

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2007

Brazil

Wilson Passeto is empowering ordinary citizens to take steps to combat urban water scarcity, by providing them with a series of incentives and technical innovations to reduce their water consumption. He offers training and support to a growing cohort of “water agents,” who then help to change the...

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