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María Almazán

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Spain
María is transforming the apparel industry in Europe by creating an open and scalable strategy implemented across the whole value chain that promotes a sustainable and affordable textile production and consumption. María works closely with the key stakeholders in the European textile industry and is... 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

Daniela Ancira

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2018

Mexico
By working with the Mexican Government, Daniela is creating a new legislative framework that guarantees basic working and social standards to inmates in prison and incentivizes companies to formally employ convicts. Moreover, Daniela combines dignified, well-paid labor opportunities and a personal... Lire la suite

Evariste Aohoui

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Rodrigo Baggio spearheads a rapidly growing movement to equip young people in low-income communities with computer skills and thus to expand their job opportunities and their access to modern society. Lire la suite

Zoica Bakirtzief

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

Brazil
Zoica Bakirtzief has conceived a way for people with disabilities to enter into the job market. Rather than focusing on the few opportunities that exist in the formal sector for people who are disabled, diseased, and undereducated, she is training them to start and run their own businesses. Lire la suite

Adriana Barbosa

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2018

Brazil
Adriana Barbosa is building a social and economic architecture to remove invisible barriers against black people at the corporate level to foster afro entrepreneurship in Brazil. She accelerates, connects and promotes afro-entrepreneurs while working with large companies to include them in their... Lire la suite

Frédéric Bardeau

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2015

France

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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

Rodrigo Brito

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2007

Brazil
Rodrigo Brito created the Entrepreneurs Alliance to develop, together with small businesses, infrastructure and quality services to increase income and profit in low-income communities that are normally excluded from the market. The Alliance facilitates a support network with businessmen, students,... Lire la suite