Dennis Lennartsson

Ashoka Fellow
Sweden
Fellow Since 2013

Dennis left European Sign Language Center in September 2015.

After 6 years of elevating sign language to serve a richer purpose Ashoka Fellow Dennis Lennartsson shifted his work to focus on creating a web tool for sign language translation in developing countries, founding SignReader which he now leads.

The profile below was prepared in 2011 when Dennis was elected an Ashoka Fellow, including minor updates from January 2017.

Related TopicsChildren & Youth, Education / Learning, Development & Prosperity, Capacity building, Technology, Human Rights & Equality

Citation

This profile was prepared when Dennis Lennartsson was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Introduction
Dennis Lennartsson is elevating sign language to serve a richer purpose in society by addressing the needs of individuals and communities across geographies and sectors.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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