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Yeshimabeit Milner

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2019

United States

Data science is a powerful tool. Yeshimabeit Milner is building a movement of data scientists and community changemakers to transform the role that data typically plays in our lives from a tool of control to a powerful force for social change.

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Theodoros Anagnostopoulos

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2017

Greece

In an era of vast flows of unfiltered information, when the general public often cannot distinguish between science, pseudoscience and anti-science, Theo creatively engages schools, scientists, journalists, and the general public to create a culture of science literacy.

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Hamse Warfa

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

United States

Through BanQu, a disruptive innovation in the digital identity and financial inclusion spaces, Hamse and his co-founders Ashish Gadnis and Jeff Keiser are creating a paradigm shift in the way individuals and organizations (large and small) engage with refugees.

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Monish Anand

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

India

Monish has built a new system to capture the creditworthiness of individuals from underserved and unserved markets and is using this system to rebuild the trust deficit that exists between these eluded citizens and the banking sector.

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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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Gael Musquet

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

France

Gaël is encouraging communities to create "digital citizen security corps" to better anticipate and respond to crisis, with an initial focus on natural disasters. Beginning in Guadeloupe, where he successfully demonstrated what the effect of a digitally prepared citizen security corps would be, Gaël...

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Tamer Taha

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Egypt

Tamer is bridging the wide innovation gap in the Egyptian economy by connecting solution seekers and providers. Through his online platform, Yomken.com, and active on-ground engagement, Tamer is building a movement that mediates between previously-isolated parties to crowd-solve various local...

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Jörg Schüler

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2016

Germany

With "Digitale Helden" (Digital Heroes), Jörg Schüler and his team equip a new generation of digital natives with the competencies to deal with digital emergencies and establish a culture of empathy online.

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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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