Bill Jackson is building the nations leading online guide to information about schools and learning, in order to engage millions of parents in their childrens education at home and at school and to create a more competitive dynamic among todays schools.
David Flink is building a youth-powered movement designed to combat the prevailing stigmas attached to learning differences, and to equip students with the tools and sense of personal efficacy they need to self-advocate.
Take a look at how The Future Project is introducing "Dream Directors" to the American education system, infecting school cultures with the belief that anyone can command their environment and effect change.
Raj is one of more than 200 Ashoka Fellows in the United States.
Nick seeks to establish a new era of community-led development on American Indian reservations that incorporates tribal culture and values, reduces barriers to home ownership, attracts private investment, and ultimately shifts the story on reservations from victimhood and negativity to empo
GirlTrek offers an innovative solution to the problem of obesity in the Black community that draws inspiration from Black history to contextualize health as a broader civil rights issue, meets women at their point of need with a feasible first step, and turns healthy living into a service o
Ashoka Fellow Emily May is making street harassment as culturally unacceptable as sexual harassment in the workplace, by naming and raising visibility of the problem, and establishing systems and accessible tools to effectively report and address it.
One of more than 200 Ashoka Fellows in the United States, Ellen Goodman is working to establish a new cultural norm when it comes to end-of-life care: one in which individuals and families talk openly about their values and wishes—particularly with those who will make decisions for them if
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