Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Tomás Despouy's work was prepared when Tomás Despouy was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Tomás Despouy is cultivating changemaker skills in students from vulnerable areas in Chile. Integrating these skills into the classroom, Tomás is making students protagonists in their own education and that of their peers. The students, as change agents, then infect their schools and neighborhoods, collaborating in a network to replicate this leadership, community by community.
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