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Wynona Ward

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2000

United States

Wynona Ward is breaking the generational chain of domestic abuse in rural communities. She brings legal and social services to isolated victims and their children by using her truck as a mobile office. Her project offers a full array of support from initial relief to enabling women to gain economic...

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J.B. Schramm

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2000

United States

J.B. Schramm is bringing new educational opportunities to students from economically disadvantaged areas by helping them enter college.

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Van Jones

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2000

United States

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Carolyn Laub

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2000

United States

Carolyn Laub is creating a safer middle- and high-school environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth by helping students find Gay-Straight Alliances and linking them in a youth-led network.

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David Green

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

David Green is enabling developing countries to produce, distribute, and service high-quality, affordable health care products. Having already directed the successful production and distribution of two products–intraocular lenses and surgical sutures, David is now launching an effort to manufacture...

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Paul Rice

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

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D.J. Powers

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

D.J. Powers is increasing the availability and affordability of basic economic services to low-income and minority Americans by shining a spotlight on the practices–and abuses–of state administrative agencies and the industries they regulate. With a unique blend of high-level legal, economic, and...

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Rajiv Vinnakota

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

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Aleta Margolis

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

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Carol Shapiro

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2001

United States

Carol Shapiro is demonstrating how government agencies can tap the natural resource of families and communities to help individuals succeed–and their families benefit–under community-based justice supervision.

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