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Emad Mubarak Abd El-Raheem is introducing the concept of academic freedom as a right in Egypt. Through his work with students, professors, administrative staff, the media, and citizen organizations, he is promoting academic freedom so it can be universally guaranteed in Egyptian universities. Lire la suite

Ehaab Abdou

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2004

Egypt
Ehaab Abdou is engaging Egypt’s very large number of educated young people in meaningful social work. He welcomes budding leaders into a dynamic network that nurtures their talents and encourages the creation of innovative development projects. Lire la suite

Mohamed Abou El Naga

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2007

Egypt
Mohamed Abou El Naga is working to create sustainable employment in rural villages and communities in Egypt by reviving the traditional craft of papermaking. His process addresses a number of challenges in the community, including providing skills and work to the unemployed, women, and the disabled;... Lire la suite

Elie Abousaab

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2014

Lebanon
In societies with low or non-existing civic engagement, Elie is reversing the passivity of citizens. Starting with non-political issues in which people can hold the government responsible, he is creating a new culture which values engaged citizens and accountable governments in the Arab world. Lire la suite

Abdallah Absi

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2016

Lebanon
Abdallah is creating a community movement that supports innovation across all fields of the Arab region and regardless of problem areas. He is doing this through democratizing access to seed capital for early stage Arab innovators. In doing so, Abdallah is building a bridge between Arab innovators... Lire la suite

Ola Abú Al Ghaib

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2007

Palestine
Ola Abú Al Ghaib empowers women with disabilities and guarantees their full integration in society through access, equity, and full participation. Lire la suite

Mohammed Abu Amerah

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2010

Jordan
Mohammed Abu Amerah is recreating the tightly knit social fabric of the Arab society, torn apart by rapid urban expansion and the consequent shift in focus from the community to self-interests. He is reviving the traditional and cultural concept of the old harra (neighborhood) and what it represents... Lire la suite

Abdelfattah Abusrour

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Palestine
Abdelfattah Abusrour, who grew up in a refugee camp, is empowering Palestinian children with a new form of non-violent resistance by providing alternative activities for creative expression and positive change, as well as therapeutic outlets for anger. Lire la suite
Fida Abu Turky is economically empowering women in rural areas of the Levant by implementing a grassroots venture capitalist approach adapted for the cultural context. In doing so, women are becoming active, visible members of society working to raise and improve the socioeconomic development of... Lire la suite

Adnane Addioui

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2017

Morocco
Adnane is enabling students, supported by their communities, to change public school education in Morocco. Lire la suite