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Gonzalo Fanjul

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Spain

Gonzalo has created a new information-generating model to encourage a more informed public debate by influencing media outlets and policymakers worldwide to cover social issues in a new way. He helps society understand the reality of social challenges by ensuring that truthful information gets the...

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Helena Puig Larrauri

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Spain

Helena is transforming peace processes worldwide. She bridges the gap between institutional and governmental organizations who officially lead peace processes and the communities who suffer the harsh consequences of conflicts, and who are generally excluded from peace-making decisions. She is...

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Oriol Vilalta

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

Spain

Oriol is leading a paradigm change in the wildfire community by shifting the focus from fire extinction to management and prevention. He has built a global community of researchers, firefighters and civil society members to share knowledge and create new solutions to make the forests and rural areas...

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Ignacio Hernández Medrano

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Spain

Ignacio “Nacho” Medrano is creating Savana, the first on-line platform of medical knowledge, based on the agglomeration of millions of patient records and the use of sophisticated computational technology, aimed at empowering every medical doctor with the best possible medical insights, no matter...

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Roser Ballesteros

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Spain
  Roser is innovating the way that writing is taught nowadays using a methodology based on images, contrasts and scalability.

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Pablo Santaeufemia

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Spain
  Pablo is unleashing the potential of entrepreneurs worldwide through an online, easily accessible incubator.

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Victoria Tortosa Vicente

Ashoka Fellow since May 2017

Spain

Vicky is drastically improving rural habitation and stalling rural depopulation by redesigning distribution services, providing the mainly elderly population with essential services that improve their quality of life and create opportunities for social interaction, human support and care. She...

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Viviana Waisman

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Spain

Viviana uses the power of law to define and accelerate the rights of women and girls. Her strategy goes beyond the courtroom and uses strategic litigation to strengthen the human rights infrastructure, create public debate, and contribute to social mobilization to guarantee women’s and girls’ rights...

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David Cuartielles

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Spain

David Cuartielles is inspiring a generation of adolescents to better understand technology and problem solving by designing and implementing a new model and process that unskilled teachers can use to engage students in specific applications of technology to be more creative and address challenges in...

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Carmen Pellicer

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Spain

Carmen has set out to change the education system in Spain by identifying and empowering leading teachers who can ensure a transformation of their schools and their education processes. In the last 5 years Carmen has worked with 50,000 teachers in Europe and Africa and has become one of the main...

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