Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2006
This description of Jaílson de Souza e Silva's work was prepared when Jaílson de Souza e Silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
Jaílson de Souza e Silva grew up in one of Rio de Janeiro’s infamous slums, or favelas, is working to link academic research on slum life to the many plans and policies that try to improve slum conditions.
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