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Agazi Afewerki

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Canada
Agazi Afewerki has a powerful belief that any young person can teach an adult a new skill and that youth are a core resource for community development and transformation. With this idea, Agazi Afewerki is re-defining the role of youth in society, starting with the most vulnerable urban populations. Lire la suite

Ejaj Ahmad

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Bangladesh
To combat the lack of social mobility in Bangladesh, Ejaj has identified segregated schools as a root cause of this stratification. Ejaj is developing a new generation of youth leaders from diverse sections of society, who are working towards social cohesion and change in their country. Lire la suite

Theodoros Anagnostopoulos

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2017

Greece
In an era of vast flows of unfiltered information, when the general public often cannot distinguish between science, pseudoscience and anti-science, Theo creatively engages schools, scientists, journalists, and the general public to create a culture of science literacy. Lire la suite

Meinrad Armbruster

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2008

Germany
Meinrad Armbruster is addressing one of the biggest inequalities in Germany: Children from working class backgrounds have significantly fewer chances of success in life and suffer crucial disadvantages at home before the age of six. Meinrad helps these children by making their parents a part of the... Lire la suite

Emer Beamer

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Netherlands
With her Designathon Works learning method grounded on design thinking the child is understood as a complete human being endowed with great creative capacity, Emer Beamer enables teachers to tap into the natural space of play within a child and among children, to stimulate their interest and... Lire la suite

Kara Bobroff

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2018

United States
Kara Bobroff is transforming education for Native American young people by building a school system that promotes academic excellence and holistic well-being through cultural and community connectedness, using a model that embraces and tailors itself to the diverse needs of diverse communities. Lire la suite

Jerónimo Calderón

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2012

Switzerland

Jerónimo has created a youth-led movement that transforms social change into a desired lifestyle for Generation Y. Euforia developed highly engaging event-trainings that offer young people and executives unique learning opportunities. By branding citizen engagement as cool, trendy and attractive,...

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Sueli Camargo de Mattos

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

Brazil
Sueli Camargo has developed a comprehensive professional training program for teenagers in São Paulo's slums, teaching them the personal presentation skills necessary to succeed in a competitive job market. Lire la suite

Pablo Santiago Capilé Mendes

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

Brazil
Pablo Capilé has created a model for a successful professional livelihood in music, art, and other cultural arenas based on collaboration and collective work as a viable alternative to the often-false hope of individual fame and fortune. Lire la suite

Roberto Chaves

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2011

Brazil
Roberto “Beto” Chaves, a member of Rio de Janeiro’s police force, is rebuilding trust between Rio’s police and its favela communities. Through loosely structured “chats” in the community between police, ex-convicts and youth, Beto is breaking down the stereotypes and misconceptions that each group... Lire la suite