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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

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

Luciana Delle Donne

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Italy
Evidence shows that inmates who are able to work while in prison are less likely to re-offend. Many programs around the world give prisoners new skills for a life away from criminality upon their release. This has been very difficult in Italy because a law - initially designed to protect the... Lire la suite

Francesca Fedeli

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2015

Italy
Although stroke is often perceived as occurring primarily among the elderly, it also strikes infants, and can even occur before birth. It is one of the top ten causes of death for children, yet public awareness is extremely low, early detection is limited, and rehabilitation is inadequate. Francesca... Lire la suite

Federico Garcea

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

Italy
Federico co-founded Treedom, an online platform that allows people and companies to plant trees remotely and offset CO2 emissions by directly financing small farmers in economic hardship. He is creating an alliance between farmers and supporters willing to make reforestation a sustainable source of... Lire la suite

Vincenzo Linarello

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Italy
Gioiosa Ionica, in the Calabria region, is one of the poorest provinces in Italy and Calabria is one of the poorest regions in Europe. The economy is largely run by ‘Ndrangheta, the local branch of mafia. Since 1996, Vincenzo has been determined to change the inevitability of a mafia presence in his... Lire la suite

Alfonso Molina

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Italy
Alfonso is tackling school drop out through technology Lire la suite

Carlo Petrini

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

Italy
The global food supply chain is broken. Low-cost food is subsidized through a process of externalizing costs that serves only the largest multinational organizations and creates negative environmental and social impacts. Small producers around the world are seeing their way of living jeopardized.... Lire la suite

Dario Riccobono

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Italy

Simona Sinesi

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2019

Italy
Never Give Up transforms how young people, families and communities (teachers, peers, health care professionals and institutions) understand and respond to eating disorders, de-stigmatizing an issue buried in Italian society. Simultaneously it is changing the way treatment is accessed and offered,... Lire la suite