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    Revolutionising the Fishing Industry

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    Neelkanth Mishra was in his twenties and had already spent a few years working on human rights all over India when he realised that very few organi

    Announcing the Final Winners of Challenging Norms, Powering Economies

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    Arlington, VA -- Ashoka, Open Society Foundations and UN Women are very pleased to announce the four women’s organizations from Af

    Leading Social Entrepreneurs

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    The newest edition features a sampling of the Ashoka Fellows recently brought into the largest global network of social entrepreneurs.

    Find a Better Balance with Our Tips for Digital Wellbeing

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    To get the word out about healthy habits, we created a new series of Digital Wellbeing videos as part of Google’s Digital Workshop.

    Gaël Musquet - Hackers Against Natural Disasters

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    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.

    Tracey Chambers - The Clothing Bank

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    Building on her initial idea of channeling excess amounts of retail stock to unemployed women in townships so they can start their own businesses, Tracey Chambers created “upskilling and business launch hubs” in the three largest metro areas in South Africa—Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. With a growing number of business models for unemployed women and men, she continues to expand the reach of her hub network in other cities.

    Wala Kasmi - YouthDecides

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    Wala Kasmi has helped open the political system for young Tunisians. She is also enabling them to turn their skills as digital natives into jobs and prosperity. Both strengthen democracy in Tunisia—rare in the region—and lessen radicalization.

    Emerging Insights 2018: Introduction

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

    José Shabot Cherem - Construyendo y Creciendo (Building and Growing)

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    José Shabot Cherem breaks the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and displacement that affects construction workers in Mexico by bringing education, vocational training, and personal development opportunities to construction sites.

    Sachin Jain - Vikas Samvad Samiti

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    By producing and disseminating robust human rights and evidence-based research, Sachin Jain is persuading journalists in India to go beyond chasing salacious headlines and web page views and produce investigative journalism that impacts major social problems. By strengthening relationships between civil society and the media, he encourages journalists to go to citizen sector organizations (CSOs) when looking for story ideas instead of stalking Bollywood or the business beat.