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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

Candice Lys

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017

Canada
Candice Lys is cultivating a new generation of young leaders through a novel form of public health education that encourages expression through the arts. In doing so, Candice supports historically marginalized and isolated communities to address deep seeded challenges through evidence-based holistic... Lire la suite

Denisa Livingston

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

United States
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

Anne Basting

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

United States
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

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

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

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

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... Lire la suite

Scott Strode

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2019

United States
Scott Strode is building a new community-based network for supporting individuals in recovery from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). He is building a “tribe” through which community members can form meaningful strength-based relationships and build a sense of self-esteem and competence through group... Lire la suite