Ahmad Edilbi

Ashoka Fellow
ON, Canada
Fellow Since 2014


This profile was prepared when Ahmad Edilbi was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.

Ahmad Edilbi is introducing a new way to empower, integrate and build social capital in scattered, immigrant populations that have been affected by a political crisis or natural disaster. Using diaspora networks, he enables refugees to play an active and productive role, thus changing their status from helplessness to independence and promoting positive perceptions of refugees.

The New Idea
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