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Daniel Kish

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017

United States
Daniel Kish is transforming the blindness profession and the lives of people around the world through a model of perceptual navigation that is more respectful of blind dignity and purpose, easier to teach, learn, and use, and is more diversely applicable to all ages, cultures, backgrounds, and... Lire la suite

Martin Aufmuth

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2017

Germany
By putting production and distribution in the hands of locals, Martin is transforming access to high quality eye glasses to people with visual impairment, thereby enabling them to lead productive lives. Lire la suite

Inge Missmahl

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2015

Germany
In a world where psychosocial stresses are a leading cause for disease globally, Inge Missmahl introduces a scalable system to sufficiently care for, empower and re-mobilize people who suffer. Through enabling new human resources, she facilitates greater individual well-being and accountability, as... Lire la suite

Erica Gerrity

Ashoka Fellow since juil 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.... Lire la suite

Sachin Chaudhary

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2018

India
Sachin is improving emotional resilience and well-being for all by focusing on prevention and early intervention for mental health issues, and by empowering individuals and organizations to take proactive action, create awareness, destigmatize mental health, and to promote overall well-being for our... Lire la suite

Megan Mukuria

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Kenya
Megan founded Zana Africa to ensure that young girls are able to navigate with dignity their puberty years and accompanying challenges related to changes in their reproductive health by providing access to quality hygiene products, particularly underwear and sanitary pads, as well as creating safe... Lire la suite

Jessica Ladd

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

United States
Jess has designed a new victim-centered way to report sexual assault, identify repeat offenders, and provide institutions – beginning with universities – with relevant data to guard against and respond to the problem. Lire la suite

Claudia Thomas Riche

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Haiti

Michael ElNemais Fawzy

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2019

Egypt
Through a comprehensive system that successfully brings together parents, teachers, social workers and psychologists, Michael is instilling and promoting resilience in high-risk, underserved children to recover from or positively adapt to adverse circumstances. Lire la suite

Kristina Saffran

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2019

United States
Kristina Saffran and Project HEAL are building a new model of community-based peer support and care for people with eating disorders—while simultaneously working to eliminate the barriers between people with EDs and the full recovery they deserve. Lire la suite