Elodie Becu

France

Biography

Elodie Becu is a french journalist, reporting on society issues (health, environnement ...) for several regional newspapers (L'Alsace, les Dernières nouvelles d'Alsace, l'Est Républicain, le Républicain lorrain, le Dauphiné libéré, Le Progrès). Covering also social subjects, she is general secretary of the french journalist association for social information (Ajis).

She has written books on women rights issues ( Yvette Roudy, Madame la Ministre, Editions Danger Public), development ( Viva Favela !, Editions Michel Lafon) and health stories ( Celui que je rêvais d'être, Editions Flammarion)

She granted the Robert Guillain, reporter in Japan price in 2007 (about Japan's cool diplomacy using mangas) and the Avina Fondation awards in 2009 ( for a report in a brasilian favela which had created its own money).

She studied journalism at the CFJ, history at the Sorbonne University and litterature in Louis-Le-Grand (Paris)

Funded project

How 3D printing can make people walk again

This story shows how 3D printing can bring new hopes to disabled people in developing countries, by focusing on a pilot project conducted by Handicap International in Togo.