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Adam Foss

Ashoka Fellow since Ene 2019

United States

Adam Foss founded Prosecutor Impact to repair our criminal justice system by shifting the culture and norms among prosecutors across the United States.

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Erica Gerrity

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2018

United States

Incarcerated women in the US are particularly unwell and routinely denied access to quality healthcare in a system that was designed “by men, for men”. Through Ostara, Erica Gerrity transforms the experience of health education and prison birth and – in so doing – correctional facilities themselves...

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Beena Chintalapuri

Ashoka Fellow since Ago 2017

India

Dr. Beena is capacitating the Indian prison system to sustainably reduce recidivism and crime rates at a historical pace. Having institutionalized Unnati in all major prisons (over 11) of one state, Dr. Beena has brought down their recidivism rates from 80% to 1% and is now receiving formal...

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Gina Clayton

Ashoka Fellow since Abr 2017

United States

Gina Clayton is building a loving and powerful community for the millions of women who have loved ones behind bars to end the harm of the American criminal justice system to women and families.

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Luciana Delle Donne

Ashoka Fellow since Feb 2016

Italy

Evidence shows that inmates who are able to work while in prison are less likely to re-offend. Many programs around the world give prisoners new skills for a life away from criminality upon their release. This has been very difficult in Italy because a law - initially designed to protect the...

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Andras Vamos-Goldman

Ashoka Fellow since Mar 2015

Switzerland

Credible accountability for atrocities such as war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity requires criminal justice professionals, trained to work internationally, who can be on the spot rapidly to obtain and preserve evidence. Yet national and international institutions often cannot find...

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Annys Darkwa

Ashoka Fellow since Dic 2012

United Kingdom

Annys Darkwa has identified that stable, quality housing is a key linchpin in the cycle of re-offending, and she is solving this public sector problem with a private sector solution.

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Karen Tse

Ashoka Fellow since Feb 2004

Switzerland

Karen works to ensure that every man, every woman, every child in the world has effective defense council.

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Mirian Assumpcao e Lima

Ashoka Fellow since Oct 2002

Brazil

Mírian Assumpção e Lima is teaching police officers and community members to work together to reduce violent crime and improve public safety in Brazilian cities.

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Building on his personal, educational, and professional experience with the Brazilian penitentiary system, Roberto da Silva is implementing a comprehensive system for community co-management of prisons that provides citizen institutions with the technical training and partnerships necessary to turn...

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