Ashoka Fellows are the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. They champion innovative new ideas that transform society’s systems, providing benefits for everyone and improving the lives of millions of people. Ashoka Fellows define the new roadmaps that allow people to thrive in this new environment, while providing solutions and demonstrating the how-tos. They are the ultimate role models in today’s world.

Ashoka Turkey Felllows

Burak Arıkan

Ashoka Fellow since May 2019

Zafer Elcik

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Mesut Keskin

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Huriye Goncuoglu

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Durukan Dudu

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Anatolian Grasslands

Mehmet Atakan Foca

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Uygar Özesmi

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2016

Tanfer Dinler

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Agricultural Insurance Foundation

Emrah Kirimsoy

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2014

Yasar Adanali

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2016

Beyond İstanbul

Nazmi Ilicali

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2005

Ibrahim Betil

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2004

TOG

Halime Güner

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2006

Gunesin Aydemir

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2003

Nebahat Akkoc

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2000

Tülin Akin

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2012

Renay Onur

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2014

Bedriye Hulya

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2012

Itir Erhart

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2014

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Are you someone with a path-breaking new idea? Are you a creative, entrepreneurial problem-solver tackling big social problems? Nominate yourself as a social entrepreneur to become an Ashoka Fellow.

Nominate someone that you notice is taking innovative ideas and adapting them to system changing solutions.