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    By putting production and distribution in the hands of locals, Martin is transforming access to high quality eye glasses to people with visual impairment, thereby enabling them to lead productive lives.

    In a world where psychosocial stresses are a leading cause for disease globally, Inge Missmahl introduces a scalable system to sufficiently care for, empower and re-mobilize people who suffer. Through enabling new human resources, she facilitates greater individual well-being and accountability, as well as community resilience, working with both migratory and stationary populations.

    Our Fight Too: What Gina Clayton is Doing About the Burden of Mass Incarceration on Women

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    Amid the growing conversation about mass incarceration in the United States, social entrepreneur Gina Clayton sees a part of the problem – and the

    Matrika believes that the voice of the mentally ill is most powerful when voiced by them.

    Kenji Hayashi is rejuvenating rural areas suffering from depopulation. By creating a new pathway for emerging urban professionals to build their careers as change agents in rural municipalities, Kenji is creating a system that enables the sustainable development of struggling rural communities.

    Candice Lys: Arctic Sex-ed with an Artsy Twist

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    Candice Lys is a newly appointed (2017) Canadian Ashoka Fellow, being recognized for her innovative approach to teaching sexual and men

    A Special Power for Migrants & Refugees

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    For decades, Ashoka Fellows on every continent have pioneered one important new reform after another to how migration works. Each of these entrepreneurs’ proven,  practical social change innovations helps the others. See how their contributions fit together.

    A Special Power for Wildlife

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    Ashoka Fellows on every continent have pioneered one important new way after another to give wildlife a future. Discover how their innovations and increasingly close collaboration are key to opening a way forward for wildlife.

    Amr is popularizing access to healthcare systems by gathering and deploying intelligent information and establishing preferred policy in Egypt.

    2018 Globalizer: Accelerating Healthcare Access

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    Across the world, many individuals and communities lack access to high quality and affordable healthcare, caused