Ashoka Globalizer Fellows -

Country: United States
Field of Work: Health

Starting in Pakistan, Asher Hasan is providing quality, private health insurance to low-income workers in the emerging economies through an approach that distributes cost and social responsibility among several stakeholders affiliated with low-income beneficiaries.

Country: Denmark
Field of Work: Economic Development

Sascha Haselmayer is creating mechanisms to spread innovation into cities, improve governance, and radically alter the way cities deliver much-needed services. With the use of new technology application concepts—a city as a lab—he is mobilizing a new community focused on making cities more functional for citizens....

Country: United States
Field of Work: Civic Engagement

Cristi Hegranes seeks to develop a new, better quality, and more sustainable model of international journalism that is rooted in the perspective of local communities—and especially women from those communities.

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: Mexico
Field of Work: Learning/Education

Gilda Henríquez Darlas has developed a universal primary-school education program to equip children with the tools to become self-aware moral actors. Gilda is convinced that all people have the potential to develop empathy, compassion and wisdom if only given the opportunity to do so, which is the most fundamental...

Solar Inti wants to become a benchmark for its ability to create, materialize and bring innovative solutions to improve the well-being of vulnerable communities. It is currently promoting an initiative of solar and organic kilns for low-income families (who spend up to 30% of their income on firewood) in Argentina....

Country: Brazil

David wants to boost social gastronomy in the hospitality industry as a way to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition. With its organization, Gastromotiva, founded in 2006, he works with low-income youths, combining professional education with values education, through a series of practical classroom learning tools and...

Country: Chile
Field of Work: Civic Engagement

Felipe Heusser is promoting a culture of transparency and accountability in Chile and Latin America by creating incentives for politicians to disclose more information about their actions and by facilitating citizens’ access to it. Felipe is using social media technologies and partnering with Chile’s leading...

Country: Germany
Field of Work: Economic Development

Christian Hiss grew up on one of Germany's first organic farms adhering to the strictest of all eco-labels. Seeing first-hand the threat facing local small-scale agriculture, he is broadening the financial base of organic regional agriculture enterprises by defining their success not only in financial return, but also...

Country: Germany
Field of Work: Health

Dr. Frank Hoffmann pioneers a diagnostically superior, personal, low-cost breast examination method by training blind people as skilled diagnosticians. Frank’s approach integrates them into the primary health care infrastructure, while enhancing women’s health care experience and opening an entirely new professional...