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Silvio Meira

Ashoka Fellow since Ene 2011

Brazil

Dissatisfied with the poor performance of Brazil in the field of information technologies and software development and convinced that the country had enormous creative potential, Silvio Meira created the Recife Centre for Advanced Studies and Systems (CESAR) in 1996. A unique, public-private non...

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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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Carsten Rübsaamen

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2013

Switzerland

Bookbridge builds business and leadership skills through experiential learning. Through Bookbridge's Capability Programs, candidates from the Global North join hands with talents from the Global South to learn state-of-the-art business skills and develop as responsible leaders while creating...

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Christian Vanizette

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2013

France

Christian Vanizette has designed an accessible, yet highly structured approach for social entrepreneurs worldwide to resolve strategic and operational challenges, by drawing from the collective intelligence of a global network of citizens willing to engage their skills and creativity for social...

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Frédéric Bardeau

Ashoka Fellow since Mayo 2015

France

Reconciling the sectors of technology and social economy in France, Frederic Bardeau is developing new mechanisms of social inclusion and full citizenship. Based on the enormous demand for people who have basic digital knowledge such as coding and information technology, he is opening unexplored...

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Nathalia Mesa

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2016

Colombia

Tamer Taha

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Egypt

Tamer is bridging the wide innovation gap in the Egyptian economy by connecting solution seekers and providers. Through his online platform, Yomken.com, and active on-ground engagement, Tamer is building a movement that mediates between previously-isolated parties to crowd-solve various local...

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Mabel Gisela Torres Torres

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Colombia

Bruno Defelippe

Ashoka Fellow since Ago 2017

Paraguay

Bruno está impulsando la articulación entre los sectores público y privado, la sociedad civil y los medios de comunicación, trabajando específicamente con los jóvenes para desarrollar habilidades emprendedoras y promover iniciativas colaborativas de impacto social. Junto a su equipo, están...

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Kenji Hayashi

Ashoka Fellow since Ago 2017

Japan

Kenji Hayashi is rejuvenating rural areas suffering from depopulation. By creating a new pathway for emerging urban professionals to build their careers as change agents in rural municipalities, Kenji is creating a system that enables the sustainable development of struggling rural communities.

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