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Istvan has designed a program for education reform and skill training that addresses discrimination against Roma people in Hungary. He has been remarkably successful in involving municipalities in decreasing school dropout rates among Roma, also known as Gypsy, children and in helping adults find... Lire la suite

Abbass Abbass

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2009

Israel
The image of a lighthouse is a powerful one: It connotes safety, illumination, hope, and knowledge. For the blind and visually impaired Arab inhabitants of Israel—a marginalized community within a marginalized community—AlManarah (Lighthouse), a first-of-its-kind self-help organization in the Arab... Lire la suite

Abdellah Aboulharjan

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

France

Abdellah Aboulharjan est un alumni du réseau Ashoka. Pour plus d’information sur ce statut, veuillez nous contacter à [email protected].

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Dan Acher

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Switzerland
Dan Acher is using creative placemaking to combat the isolation and separation between urban residents and build a shared sense of belonging. In doing so, he encourages citizen ownership of public spaces and invites residents to take responsibility for their city, ultimately leading to a more active... 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

Rodrigo Aguirre de Cárcer

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2010

Spain
Rodrigo Aguirre de Cárcer has created a channel through which citizen organizations can monetize the value of in-kind donations from businesses and individuals. By leveraging Internet auction platforms such as eBay, he is reaching large numbers of citizens in a continuous and scalable way, offering... 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

Mohammad Al-Ubaydli

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2011

United Kingdom
Mohammad Al-Ubaydli is reducing the cost of healthcare, improving patient health outcomes, and reinventing doctor-patient communication. Through Patients Know Best, Mohammad’s technology platform allows patients to securely view their medical records and share their information with other doctors... Lire la suite