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Maria lucia carr Gulassa

Ashoka Fellow since oct 1989


Maria Lucia Gulassa has developed and is setting out to spread simple, effective new approaches to caring for infants and children in the daycare centers, nurseries, and institutions of Sao Paulo, especially those serving its poor majority.

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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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Patrícia Chalaça Moreira

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2001


Architect Patrícia Chalaça Moreira is creating a new social commitment among architects, construction material suppliers, and the media. Her program Casa da Criança transforms state-run institutions for abandoned and adjudicated children into stimulating learning environments at no cost.

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Neusa das Dores Pereira, a lesbian mother and leader of the black women's movement, is bringing a marginalized group–women and youth in prisons–to the attention of her community. Her methodology fosters good relationships between inmates and prison workers, reduces recidivism, helps offenders...

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Gilles Reydellet

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009


Gilles Reydellet est un alumni du réseau Ashoka. Pour plus d’information sur ce statut, veuillez nous contacter à [email protected].


Pour que l’accès aux services publics soit effectif pour tous, même les plus isolés et marginalisés, Gilles a développé l’Union Nationale des Points...

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Delfina Irazusta

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2015


Delfina Irazusta is stimulating economic development and improved governance in under-resourced municipalities in Argentina. Through workshops and cross-city visits with mayors and municipal staff, she offers a framework for collaboration and new tools so that municipalities can tackle their own and...

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Ole Kassow

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017


Cycling Without Age takes elderly nursing home residents, who tend to be socially excluded, back into the streets and allows them to be part of ongoing urban life. As the elderly passengers and younger cyclists co-create new experiences on trishaws, Cycling Without Age showcases the joy of...

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Marine Quenin

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017



En France, le fait religieux dans les écoles publiques est un tabou. Bien que présent dans les programmes, le sujet n’est que très peu ou pas abordé par les professeurs et personnels éducatifs souvent peu équipés ou mal à l’aise avec le sujet. En résulte un manque de connaissances...

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Sharon Gamson Danks

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2017

United States

Sharon Danks inspires and enables communities to enrich their school grounds and use them to improve children’s well-being, learning and play while contributing to the ecological health and resilience of their cities.

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Radek Hábl

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Czech Republic

Radek Hábl is developing an evidence-based, holistic and systemic approach to transform the current unfair ecosystem of debt, spur close cooperation among key actors and bring a million of over-indebted and excluded Czech citizens back to society.

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