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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

Yasar Adanali

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

Turkey
Yaşar is the founder of Beyond İstanbul, centre for spatial justice, which reverses the currently negative eco-political, dynamics behind Turkey’s destructive urban development through knowledge production, awareness raising, and creating participatory models for different stakeholders. Convinced... Lire la suite

Sengül Akcar

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2000

Turkey
Sengül Akcar has designed a unique, community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families, particularly in urban areas. By working at the community level, Sengül's programs are increasing women's political visibility and democractic participation. Lire la suite

Tülin Akin

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2012

Turkey
Tülin Akın is building a platform of information technologies to act as an enabling architecture for Turkey’s three million farmer families to fully and actively participate in the economy and society. Lire la suite

Nebahat Akkoc

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2000

Turkey
Nebahat Akkoc has launched a comprehensive support center for women in south-eastern Anatolia, the poorest - and for women, most oppressive - region of Turkey. The self-supporting center, financed by an on-site restaurant and daycare center, provides a range of services, including legal and... Lire la suite
Gunesin Oya Aydemir is strengthening conservation efforts in Turkey by helping and supporting small but capable nature conservation groups move forward with efficient and directed initiatives that draw on the best strategies of a national network. As the president of Nature Society, she is launching... Lire la suite

Ibrahim Betil

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2004

Turkey
TOG
An industrialist, enlightened banker, and now social entrepreneur, Ibrahim Betil has contributed to the advancement of full citizenship for Turkish workers and young people throughout his varied career. Starting five years ago, he turned his attention fully to putting in place opportunities for... Lire la suite

Abdulhalim Demir

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

Turkey
Abdülhalim is building a coalition to expose and prevent unfavorable health & safety conditions, occupational diseases and child labor in the Turkish textile sector by aligning interests of key stakeholders to cooperate in entrepreneurial advocacy efforts and by developing win-win solutions that... Lire la suite