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Achraf Aouadi

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2019

Tunisia
Achraf is preserving the victories of the Tunisian revolution by battling micro- and macro-corruption on myriad fronts, and organizing young people around transparency, good governance, and anti-corruption to create a national and regional dynamic against corruption with a powerful citizen sector at... Lire la suite

Leila Ben Gacem

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2016

Tunisia
Leila is creating and growing a grassroots movement led by students and heritage activists’ and cultural entrepreneurs to restore the vibrancy of the Medinas’ throughout Tunisia. She is doing this through creating an economic dynamic that speaks true to its heritage and increasing the cultural... Lire la suite

Wala Kasmi

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2017

Tunisia
In post-revolution Tunisia, where the marginalization and disillusionment of young people are leading to high rates of radicalization, Wala is building a movement of young people who are creating their own path to constructive political and economic participation. Lire la suite

Asma Mansour

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2014

Tunisia
In a situation where the prevailing attitudes of young people are to wait for family connections, charity or government actions and with no existing culture of entrepreneurship, Asma is introducing a cultural shift in which young people take solving social problems in their own hands. She is... Lire la suite

Sarah Toumi

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Tunisia
Sarah is changing the agricultural sector in the Arab Maghreb sub-region by introducing a new holistic farming approach to fight desertification. Her approach shifts the focus of the sector towards alternative, natural, plant based irrigation complemented by crops that fit the local context; in... Lire la suite