From 2009 to 2013, the Irish office successfully embedded the innovations of 16 Ashoka Fellows from across Europe and North America in areas including education, healthcare and the environment. 

In addition to the Irish portfolio, Ashoka Ireland supports these Fellows with professional services, networks and media opportunities.  

Showcased below is a select group of international Fellows and their organisations’ impact in Ireland.

 

THORKIL SONNE

(Denmark)

Specialisterne

Employing the autistic

JEAN-MICHEL RICARD

(France)

Siel Bleu

Exercise for older people

SASCHA HASELMEYER

(Denmark & Spain)

Citymart

Smart, sustainable cities


JILL VIALET

(USA)

Playworks

Play to learn

MARY GORDON

(USA)

Roots of Empathy

Empathy for kids

SANJEEV ARORA

(USA)

Project ECHO

Technology for medicine

 

For interviews with Ashoka Fellows and additional information about the Fellowship programme, please contact Fiona Koch at fkoch@ashoka.org