Ashoka Globalizer Fellows - Vienna 2010

Country: United States
Field of Work: Health

Dr. Sanjeev Arora is using communication technologies to dramatically reduce disparities in care in the United States for patients with common chronic diseases who do not have direct access to healthcare specialists.

Country: Brazil
Field of Work: Learning/Education

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.

Country: India
Field of Work: Human Rights

Jeroo Billimoria launched Childline, the country's first attempt at making street children's quick access to supports, such as police assistance and health care, as easy as dialing a number. Manned by street children themselves, Childline combines 24-hour emergency telephone services with follow-up support to alleviate...

Country: France
Field of Work: Health

Over the last twenty years, Jean-Marc Borello has developed and implemented new practices throughout the health and social services sector, and proven how innovation and competition in providing social services will create widespread social impact through economies of scale. His new way of delivering social services has...

Country: Ireland
Field of Work: Human Rights

Caroline Casey helps Irish businesses to develop new approaches to employing and serving disabled people.

Country: Ireland
Field of Work: Health

Steve Collins is changing the architecture of nutritional treatment by bringing treatment out to afflicted people rather than afflicted people to the treatment. By using a decentralized care model and orchestrating the spread of a range of Ready to Use Foods, Steve is revolutionizing the way the world prevents and...

Country: Germany
Field of Work: Civic Engagement

Citizen organizations around the world use football (also know as soccer), as a way to reach out to young people. While these groups have various goals—safer streets, better schools, improved health, a cleaner environment—they have a powerful tool in common. Jürgen Griesbeck is building a worldwide network of citizen...

Country: Germany
Field of Work: Human Rights

Andreas Heinecke is overcoming the barriers between "us" and "them" by creating exchange platforms that immerse people in worlds very different from their own in order to break down prejudices, to communicate and understand barriers that exist across different cultures, and to empower marginalized people. Andreas’ first...

Country: Thailand
Field of Work: Human Rights

Sompop Jantraka is providing hopeful alternatives to young girls who are on the verge of being sold into prostitution. Working with them, their families, and their communities, he is raising awareness of the girls' value as human beings and is helping the girls themselves identify more positive life choices.

Country: Indonesia
Field of Work: Economic Development

By creating economic incentives and financing programs to unlock the power of hydro, Tri Mumpuni is helping rural Indonesia realize its best option for a reliable power supply.