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Fellows Friday

Working for the health of the many: How Asher Hasan is bringing insurance coverage to Pakistan’s low-income workersWorking for the health of the many: How Asher Hasan is bringing insurance coverage to Pakistan’s low-income workers

Posted By Karen Eng

Growing up in the UK and coming of age in Pakistan, TEDIndia Fellow Asher Hasan observed a vast discrepancy: those with and without access to basic healthcare, and the devastating social consequences of this disparity. He tells TED Blog the story of how he witnessed a single health disaster ruin the hopes of his childhood […]

Design

Photography for social change: Jon Lowenstein documents the American immigrantPhotography for social change: Jon Lowenstein documents the American immigrant

Posted By Shirin Samimi-Moore

TED Fellow Jon Lowenstein makes us look at the painful social issues that we may otherwise ignore through his bold photography. His project, “Shadow Lives, USA,” documents the journey of Mexicans and Central Americans migrating to the United States, recording their struggle as they reached American soil. The image above shows Gabriela Cruz — who grew up in […]

Q&A

Breakthrough solutions: Fellows Friday with Juliette LaMontagneBreakthrough solutions: Fellows Friday with Juliette LaMontagne

Posted By Karen Eng

Juliette LaMontagne’s Breaker offers millennials a unique, hands-on alternative learning opportunity — working on projects with serious social impact. Breaker teams take on such challenges as illiteracy and feeding the city, while gaining valuable real-world social entrepreneurship skills. Take us through the Breaker process — how does it work? Each three-month Breaker project convenes a […]