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Abdelaziz Allabadi

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Jordan
Abdelaziz is popularizing medical information in the Arab region. He is doing so by facilitating access to medical information by creating and publishing updated, authenticated, Arabic medical content online. He is also facilitating the connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling... Lire la suite

Sebastião Alves

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Brazil
Sebastiao has developed a model for creating sustainable farming practices and increasing quality of life in rural sertão by combining local knowledge with modern agriculture technology. This new development model is spread through Brazil’s northeastern region and can be applied anywhere in the... Lire la suite

José Américo Silva Fontes

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1992

Brazil
Dr. Jose Americo Silva Fontes is a pediatrician specializing in neonatal care from the northeastern city of Salvador. He has invented numerous medical devices that are lifesaving, simple, and affordable. He is now launching a foundation to put the equipment and know how that he has developed to use... Lire la suite

Frédéric Bardeau

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2015

France

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Stéphane De Freitas

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2017

France


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Face aux stigmatisations des minorités en France, Stéphane a créé la Coopérative Indigo, qui encourage les interactions sociales et promeut le dialogue et l’entraide au-delà des classes sociales et de l’appartenance culturelle. Avec Eloquentia, il permet aux jeunes, du collège à l...

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José Dias is empowering small farmers in Northeastern Brazil to collectively manage and appropriate resources for drought-resistant technologies. His model aims to break the dependence of small-scale farmers on government support by providing them with sufficient autonomy to invest in new... Lire la suite

Paul Duan

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

France

IDEE

Convaincu du potentiel de la technologie pour répondre aux enjeux sociaux, la mission de Paul Duan est de mettre les algorithmes au service de “l’empowerment” du plus grand nombre. En 2014, il fonde Bayes Impact pour construire les services publics digitaux de demain. Organisation...

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Edward Edilbi

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2014

Canada

Edward Edilbi is introducing a new way to empower, integrate and build social capital in scattered, immigrant populations that have been affected by a political crisis or natural disaster. Using diaspora networks, he enables refugees to play an active and productive role, thus changing their status...

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Shelly Elverum

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2019

Canada
Shelly is creating a new role for Inuit youth in society by leveraging their unique abilities to bridge western and Inuit world views. In doing so, Inuit youth are empowering themselves as well as the Arctic communities of which they are a part to self-determine in a region with strong colonial... Lire la suite

Duquesne Fednard

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2017

Haiti