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Denise Abulafia

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2017

Argentina

Denise is flipping the traditional classroom education model by delivering easily accessible instructional education content online. The digital content can be accessed at home or in school by students and teachers, democratizing access to quality education in Argentina.

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Patrícia Chalaça Moreira

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2001

Brazil

Architect Patrícia Chalaça Moreira is creating a new social commitment among architects, construction material suppliers, and the media. Her program Casa da Criança transforms state-run institutions for abandoned and adjudicated children into stimulating learning environments at no cost.

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Maria Mendes Abreu, after years of studying children's literature and teaching primary school, is striking at the roots of illiteracy by training teachers to look at the tasks of reading and writing through children's eyes.

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Sergio Haddad

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009

Brazil

Alejandra Jimenez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Chile

Alejandra is using circus to prepare children and youth to be active citizens. She engages youth from multiple communities in Chilean society, especially those with little or no education in cultural activities. She uses the excitement of the circus to involve the body and mind of children in a wide...

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Sebastián Marambio

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Chile

Sebastián seeks to change Chile’s educational system so that students’ passion and desire to learn are awakened through creative learning. Sebastián equips students with skills that support both academic achievement and psychological well-being. He does this through Consejo de Curso, a series of...

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Jeruse Maria Romão

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

Brazil

Convinced that balanced educational experiences will break down prejudices and improve race relations, Jeruse Romão has created an innovative program to get didactic materials on Afro-Brazilian themes into classrooms across southern Brazil.

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