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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
Manoel Eduardo, a 31-year old lawyer who was the first Ombudsman of the southern city of Curitiba, plans to help citizen groups learn how to increase their participation in and control over government. 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
Manoel Andrade is ensuring that low-income, rural Brazilian youth receive the education they need to attend universities, become self-sufficient, and inspire future generations of students to attend school. His program focuses on strengthening rural communities themselves; creating bonds between... Lire la suite

Evariste Aohoui

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Judi Aubel

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2012

Senegal
Judi Aubel is improving the lives of women, children and families by empowering grandmothers, an abundant and underutilized cultural resource, to catalyze change in socio-cultural norms related to many issues, including girls’ education, early and forced marriage, teen pregnancy, female genital... Lire la suite
Jose Augusto Saraiva Peixoto is organizing Brazil's first concerted longterm effort by many municipalities and private organizations to reverse the destruction of a major shared ecosystem, the country's largest bay, historic All Saints' Bay. Lire la suite

Simone Berti

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2012

Brazil
By teaching practical culinary and social skills, Simone Berti is preparing individuals with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities to assimilate into society and be self-sufficient. Lire la suite

Marie-Noëlle Besançon

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

France

UNE RÉHABILITATION SOCIALE DURABLE POUR LES MALADES PSYCHIQUES

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Psychiatre, elle créé le chaînon manquant entre la psychiatrie et la société en développant des structures légères non médicalisées en collaboration avec une communauté de citoyens, qui permettent la réhabilitation...

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