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Paulo Celio de Figueiredo

Ashoka Fellow since Sep 2002

Brazil
By empowering citizens to take their seat at the table where environmental decisions are made, Paulo Célio de Figueiredo is enabling residents of Brazil’s river basins to better manage and protect their natural resources. Read more

Julien Noé

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 2011

France
By creating the first viable, sustainable and scalable alternative to the existing nuclear power production system, Julien Noé is helping transform the existing electricity market in France. Julien’s grassroots cooperative model incentivizes citizens to rethink their consumption practices and offers... Read more

María Almazán

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Spain
María is transforming the apparel industry in Europe by creating an open and scalable strategy implemented across the whole value chain that promotes a sustainable and affordable textile production and consumption. María works closely with the key stakeholders in the European textile industry and is... Read more

Evariste Aohoui

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Evariste has pioneered a holistic approach to efficiently address the issue of e-waste in West Africa by creating public awareness and engaging the informal sector as environmental agents. He is also enabling the development of a green economy through the valorization and commercialization of... Read more