Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1991
This description of Ruth Gelehrter da Costa Lopes's work was prepared when Ruth Gelehrter da Costa Lopes was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Ruth Gelehrter da Costa Lopes, a São Paulo social psychologist, has started Brazil's first public psychological clinic for the elderly, a burgeoning population ignored by Brazilian professionals and institutions.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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