Linzi Smith

Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 2001
Education, Training and Counselling


This profile was prepared when Linzi Smith was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Linzi Smith, a former nurse, convinces factories to incorporate HIV/AIDS education into their worker training programs and employment policies. By identifying natural leaders among the workers and turning them into trainers and role models, she ensures both the long-term effectiveness and the dissemination of her HIV/AIDS education model.
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