Ashoka Globalizer Strategy Thought Partners

Summit(s): Munich-2012

Badr Jafar is President of Crescent Petroleum, headquartered in the United Arab Emirates for over 40 years and with offices worldwide, where he leads project development and financial deal structuring activities for the group. Mr Jafar also serves as CEO of Crescent Investments, the group’s...

Summit(s): Vienna-2013

Barbara Murray is Senior Disability Specialist in the International Labour Office Skills and Employability Department, working primarily on disability issues in training and employment. She is involved in advocacy work, reserach and publications on good practice in training and employment of...

Summit(s): Bonn-2013

Beate is a Painter, Human Rights Defender and Adviser on intercultural developments especially for international organizations and private foundations like CIVIS Media Foundation. Before that she was an Adviser in “Bureau of European Policy Advisers” (BEPA) - the Think Tank of the President of...

Summit(s): Participative-Journalism

Dr. Beatriz Azeredo has a PhD in Economics from the Economics Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She is Director of Social Responsibility and Public Relations for TV Globo as well as a professor of the Institute of Economics at UFRJ. Previous positions include Director...

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LA

Beatriz Linares Cantillo has worked for more than 20 years defending the rights of vulnerable groups. A lawyer with a degree in Public Management and Administration from the Universidad de los Andes, she has dedicated a large part of her professional life to working for children...

Summit(s): Munich-2012

Bernd Kolb is considered a visionary and is widely recognized for his innovative work. He is the recipient of various prizes and awards including being named "German Businessman of the Year", as well as having held the position of Chief Executive for innovation at Deutsche Telekom.

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Summit(s): Nairobi-2012

Biju Mohandas focuses on investments in health at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Prior to the IFC, he was the Director of Acumen Fund in East Africa and in that role managed Acumen’s portfolio of investments in the region (including leading the sourcing, diligence and completion of...

Summit(s): Geneva-2012

Biksham Gujja (PhD) – is the founder of AgSri Agricultural Services, a social enterprise that works to improve income and profits to farmers' and industries while reducing the footprint of present agricultural practices on the environment. From 1993 to 2010, Dr. Gujja worked with WWF-...

Summit(s):
Nairobi-2012
Geneva-2012
Vienna-2010

Bill Carter is Director of Ashoka Africa. He served on Ashoka's International Board for twenty-nine years, focusing on strategy development, and is a founding member of the Board. In that capacity he interviewed many hundreds of candidates to become Ashoka Fellows. In 2009 Bill stepped down from...

Summit(s): Vienna-2010

As one of the world’s leading thinkers on social change, Bill Drayton has pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship. He is the CEO and founder of Ashoka, a global organization that elects over 2,000 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends,...