Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Fellow Since 1990
This profile was prepared when Martha Heredia was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Director of athletics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, despite being a paraplegic, Marta Heredia now plans to shift her considerable energy to demonstrate an economic approach to helping other spinal cord injury victims recover and reintegrate usefully into society.
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