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Alberto Alfaro

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Alberto Alfaro is increasing medical accessibility in Costa Rica through connecting patients with private-sector, expedited and specialized medical treatment, and complementing treatment with preventative education. Through building partnerships and connections with private hospitals, patients, and... Lire la suite

Mauricio Canseco

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2017

Mauricio is revolutionizing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities, helping them, their families, and their societies recognize their autonomy and achieve their potential through a 360º neuropsychological evaluation combined with an innovative life and career integration process.... Lire la suite

Ireneusz Białek

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Having lost sight as a child, Irek perfectly understands the challenges faced by persons with disabilities both in the labour market and at university. After turning around the policy and standards related to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in university education, he now focuses on... Lire la suite

Ignacio Oliveri

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Ignacio is empowering people to take control over their own health by encouraging them to exercise their right to health education. He is trying to change the secondary role of patients in health institutions by giving them the knowledge to take decisions together with their health professionals. Lire la suite

Kenji Hayashi

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

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. Lire la suite
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel is dramatically changing the lives of women and youth in the Philippines by confronting the deep-rooted culture of stigma and misinformation surrounding reproductive and sexual health. By implementing an approach that prioritizes empowerment and community wellbeing, Amina... Lire la suite

Anne Basting

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Anne Basting is transforming the experience of aging and the stigma around dementia and memory loss by empowering older adults and their caregivers with new practices rooted in creative expression and community building. Having demonstrated the impact at the individual level, her sights are now set... Lire la suite
By shifting the focus from 'unhealthy people' to systemic challenges, Denisa is empowering Navajo communities to take control of food policy and lead a movement toward food sovereignty in Navajo Nation. Lire la suite
Prasanna is building an ecosystem to address the immediate and unmet needs of patients and families with rare diseases. By creating a unified coalition of stakeholders that includes the Public, Private and Citizen Sectors, he is introducing the social, physical and policy infrastructure that is... Lire la suite

Sérgio Serapião

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2018

Sérgio Serapião is building a national movement to change the paradigm of old age in Brazil. Through networking and a replicable model of meetings, trainings, co-construction of new roles and forms of changemaking, and incubation of initiatives aimed at this public, Sérgio enables the acceleration... Lire la suite