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Cynthia Ong - Forever Sabah

Cynthia Ong is creating an equitable, diversified, and circular economy in Sabah on the island of Borneo—one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth. She does this by using a new leadership style, where all voices have equal power to co-create solutions to regional problems, as competing interests of profit and conservation contend for the same pool of resources.

Emerging Insights 2018: Introduction

Introducing Ashoka's 2018 Emerging Insights report, showcasing the work of Fellows elected in 2018 who are solving the world most pressing issues.

Sebastian Groh - ME SOLshare

Sebastian Groh is bringing electricity to rural villages in Bangladesh, giving households the ability to buy and sell electricity through his game-changing, peer-to-peer energy trading platform. His digital, decentralized, and decarbonized solution empowers people to take their energy needs into their own hands.

Gaël Musquet - Hackers Against Natural Disasters

Surviving Hurricane Hugo as a child eventually drove Gaël Musquet to create a citizen-led approach to disaster management. Gaël combines local citizens, authorities, and “hacktivists”—experts who use computers to solve problems for social good—to better coordinate communities before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Sasha Kramer

Sasha Kramer – Apoyando al Emprendimiento Social en América Latina

2018 Global Study Finds Ashoka Fellows Change Policy, Market Dynamics, and How People Think

In 2018, Ashoka led one of the largest and most diverse studies of system changing social entrepreneurs ever conducted. And we found that Ashoka Fellows are having systems-level impact — 74 percent have achieved change in public policy or legislation, others are changing market systems, and mindsets. All are working towards an Everyone a Changemaker world by engaging countless others in their efforts to realize change for the good of all.