Fellows Ashoka Brasil

Os Fellows são empreendedores sociais reconhecidos pela Ashoka por terem soluções inovadoras para os principais problemas sociais que enfrentamos, com verdadeiro potencial para mudar padrões na sociedade. Eles demonstram grande comprometimento com suas causas e seus projetos, provando que empatia, criatividade e colaboração são poderosas ferramentas para promover transformações sustentáveis e sistêmicas. Os empreendedores sociais da Ashoka estão espalhados por mais de 60 países ao redor do mundo, e atuam nos mais diversos campos.

Leia mais sobre os Fellows da Ashoka no site da Ashoka Global.

Cidade: Recife
Campo de trabalho: Economic Development

Edinéa Alcântara is a civil engineer who helps low-income residents plan and build public works projects. While acquiring job skills, residents learn how to use local materials to improve both urban spaces and the environment in their community.

Cidade: São Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Learning/Education

Maria Lucia Gulassa has developed and is setting out to spread simple, effective new approaches to caring for infants and children in the daycare centers, nurseries, and institutions of Sao Paulo, especially those serving its poor majority.

Campo de trabalho: Environment

Not satisfied with the assumed opposition between environmental protection and economic growth, Marcos Bitencourt pioneers a microscale recycling industry that puts market power in the hands of the rural and urban poor.

Cidade: Sao Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Civic Engagement

Claudia Vidigal is transforming the way childcare workers and the justice system interact with children and adolescents housed in child shelter homes. Claudia is introducing a simple methodology whereby: Children learn to create, share and value their personal life stories; childcare workers find new, simple ways to engage with them at an individual level; and judges can consider the children’...

Cidade: Sao Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Civic Engagement

With respect and admiration, we honor the work of Ashoka Fellow Cleodon Silva. He made the world a better place for all those he met.
Cleodon Silva is creating a model for civic participation through open source georefencing technology, in order to adequately help communities, citizen organizations, businesses and government entities identify local social needs and design appropriate...

Campo de trabalho: Economic Development

Anaclaudia Rossbach is creating a way to work deeply with poor communities, helping their residents to form as a group, build credit, identify needs, goals, resources, and represent these to institutions who can lend their support, particularly in the area of housing. 

Cidade: São Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Human Rights

Lucia Nader is working to hold the Brazilian government accountable for its foreign policy regarding human rights, and is breaking a long history of South-South complicity of inaction and supposed neutrality.

Cidade: São Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Health

Wellington Nogueira created an organization devoted to bringing happiness into the lives of children in hospitals through the dramatic art of clowning. Through his program he strives to give this form of artistic expression a predominantly social character in an effort to humanize Brazilian hospitals.

Campo de trabalho: Economic Development

Juan Pablo is changing the way in which Chilean society relates and solves problems. Through a series of initiatives and related organizations, he is driving collaboration between all social sectors, promoting social innovation in B Corporations, government, and civil society to generate solutions to current social and environmental issues.

Cidade: Sao Paulo
Campo de trabalho: Civic Engagement

Daniela Silva is combatting the lack of government transparency and civic participation in Brazil using the Internet and digital technology. Daniela recognizes that by opening up government data and sharing it in an accessible manner, she is creating a culture that supports citizens’ abilities to play a role in the changes they want to see.