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Rebecca van Bergen

Ashoka Fellow since Feb 2017

United States

Rebecca van Bergen is transforming the lives of millions of home-based workers in the apparel and home design industries by bringing their profession into the formal economy.

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David Wiley

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2017

United States

David is championing the concept of ‘open educational resources’ to reinvent how educational content is created, licensed, used, and improved—ultimately enabling college and university students to access to access radically improved class materials at dramatically reduced prices.

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Jessica Sager

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

United States

Jessica Sager is transforming and professionalizing the field of family childcare by supporting the providers in radically reimagining how they see themselves.

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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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Paula Daniels

Ashoka Fellow since Mar 2018

United States

Paula Daniels is working to transform our food system through the nationally networked implementation of a powerful idea: the food purchasing of large institutions, which can and should better reflect society’s values of economic equity, environmental sustainability, and public health.

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Brandon Dennison

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

United States

Brandon Dennison is showing the workforce development sector how they can pioneer new and viable economic markets while at the same time creating direct employment and personal development opportunities for disadvantaged workers, dramatically transforming a stale field and helping whole regions see...

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Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquín

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

United States

Regi Haslett-Marroquin engages immigrant, young, small, new and established agricultural entrepreneurs in the US in refining and championing a global model for small-scale, poultry-powered (and planet cooling), scalable regenerative agriculture system.

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Sonya Passi

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2019

United States

Financial insecurity is the number one threat to an abuse survivor’s safety. Sonya is transforming the domestic violence movement from a mindset of crisis response to a focus on stability-building by bringing together the domestic violence and asset building movements.

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Michelle Miller

Ashoka Fellow since Mar 2019

United States

Michelle Miller is building a 21st Century labor movement that uses digital organizing methodology to give voice and shift power to workers.

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Alison Lingane

Ashoka Fellow since May 2019

United States

Alison Lingane is building demand in our economy for employee-owned businesses and facilitating the transition of companies to this more equitable model.

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