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Look Ahead With Our 2018 U.S. Fellows

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by Maria Estenton

 

What will our food system look like in 10 years? What are the right fixes for our criminal justice system? Is the funeral industry ready to be stormed? Can a solution for workforce development created in the Appalachia show us the future? Right now, all across the country, social innovators are taking on our biggest challenges. They imagine a new way forward and build it for everyone, for the good of all. We are thrilled to welcome our 2018 U.S. Fellows. 

 

 

Rachel Armstrong is creating a new legal landscape that empowers our farmers and entrepreneurs. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Kara Bobroff is building an education system based on Indigenous traditions and prepares young people to shape their future. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Steve Miller is working with churches and universities to begin healing racial trauma through story-sharing alliances. For more, read his Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Lam Nguyen Ho is transforming legal aid by making it work with, for, and alongside those fighting for justice. For more, read his Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Molly Burhans is using GIS to transform the way the largest private landholder, the Catholic Church, takes care of the planet and its people. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Erica Gerrity is bringing high-quality birth care and health education to women in prisons, and transforming our criminal justice system in the process. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Brandon Dennison is transforming the workforce in Appalachia and beyond, putting people and environment first. For more, read his Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin is building a global model for poultry-powered, planet-cooling, regenerative agriculture. For more, read his Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Paula Daniels

Paula Daniels is setting a new national standard for how large institutions source their food. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Katrina Spade is transforming our broken funeral industry with a new approach that reconnects death to natural cycles of life. For more, read her Ashoka profile and Forbes Q&A.

 

Jess Ladd is rebuilding sexual assault reporting to support survivors, identify serial perpetrators, and prevent future violence. For more, read her Ashoka profile.

 

Ashoka searches the world for leading social entrepreneurs through an intensive, human-centered process, selecting them into our global, trust-based fellowship of peers, now 3,500 Ashoka Fellows in over 70 countries.

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