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Johan Wendt

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2012

Sweden
In Sweden math education for children has stagnated, with math often perceived by young students as something alien, difficult, and irrelevant. A downward sloping performance curve in the Swedish school system has resulted in a substantial gap between what skills the working world demands from their... Lire la suite

Massimo Vallati

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2017

Italy
Massimo completely reframes the rules in which soccer is played to promote empathy, team-work, inclusion and leadership in young people and adults, in a way that appeals to everyone playing soccer—from professional soccer players to children with a wide range of talents, in every context. Lire la suite

Marie Madeleine Gianni

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2019

Italy
Marie is working to overcome and knocking down gender stereotypes barriers. She is empowering girls to allow themselves to dream with no bias like their male counterparts. She does this through innovative training and active learning experiences that engage young girls, young male teenagers, schools... Lire la suite

Rana Dajani

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2019

Jordan
In contexts where reading for pleasure is not common, Dajani is altering mind-sets through reading aloud by facilitating community-run libraries across every neighbourhood in the Arab world and beyond. Lire la suite

Vernon Ringland

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Ireland
Vernon has developed a methodology that supports young people to take charge of grantmaking in their communities, allowing them to lead real, concrete change and enabling them to fully realize their changemaking potential. Lire la suite

Mine Ekinci

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Turkey
Mine and the KODA team are building a community of teachers, students, academicians, decision makers and village communities to enhance best-practices for village teachers. They are working to equip the fresh graduate village teachers with tools and knowledge to help them strive as the leaders of... Lire la suite

Burak Arıkan

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2019

Turkey
Burak and Graph Commons develop an open protocol and a decentralized network infrastructure to make civic data interoperable across civil society organizations and projects. In doing so, they are empowering civil society organizations and citizens with a no-cost, user friendly technology to share... Lire la suite

Alp Toker

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Turkey
Netblocks is supporting citizens and advocacy groups with tools to track and expose the negative effects of internet blockings and censorship, both in its human and economic costs. For the first time in history of the internet, Netblocks is bringing together a group of internet experts, journalists,... Lire la suite
Istvan has designed a program for education reform and skill training that addresses discrimination against Roma people in Hungary. He has been remarkably successful in involving municipalities in decreasing school dropout rates among Roma, also known as Gypsy, children and in helping adults find... Lire la suite
Tiyeda Abalah has laid the foundation for the revival of a creative and forward thinking agro-pastoral approach to small-scale farming in Togo and neighboring Central Sahel. Her work has been built upon the principles of organic and sustainable cultivation. With a series of critical foundation steps... Lire la suite