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Jaílson de Souza e Silva

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2006


Jaílson de Souza e Silva grew up in one of Rio de Janeiro’s infamous slums, or favelas, is working to link academic research on slum life to the many plans and policies that try to improve slum conditions.

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François Taddéi

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2010


François Taddei réinvente l’éducation scientifique pour mieux préparer les jeunes aux défis complexes d’un monde en évolution et pour pallier les insuffisances du système d’enseignement peu efficace, inégalitaire et cloisonné. Son approche promeut l’interdisciplinarité, la collaboration et la...

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Laura Emiko Soltis

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2017

United States

Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis leads a modern-day freedom school for undocumented youth where students receive free college-level classes, college application assistance, and the social movement leadership training they need to determine the course of their own freedom struggle. Against a backdrop of...

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Sixto Cancel

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2019

United States

By transforming the way thousands of young people age out of foster care, Sixto Cancel is transforming the overall child welfare and foster care system itself. He’s doing this by hacking the case management system to not only put young people in charge, but to use the data he gleans from successful...

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