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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, June 29, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that two of the Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment challenge winners, Ellen Chilemba and Alain Nteff, were selected among 30 Africa’s most promising young...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Laxmi Parthasarathy is Global Media Manager, Framework Change team for Ashoka, based in Washington D.C.  Across the world today, citizens are active participants both as members of the audience, news...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/25/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that Ashoka Fellow (elected in 2006), Felipe Vergara, will be joining our board of directors in the coming year. Felipe Vergara is a pioneering social entrepreneur. He has...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/25/15 "Young people cannot know they are Changemakers unless they have done something that proves it to themselves.” said Bill Drayton in his conversation with the Carnegie foundation on June 10.The vision...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 18, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/18/15 Editor's Note: This post was written by Henry F. De Sio (@henrydesio), Leadership Group Member at Ashoka, where he advocates a new framework for next generation youth innovators.  ...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 18, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/18/15 Editor's Note: This post was written by Henry F. De Sio (@henrydesio), Leadership Group Member at Ashoka, where he advocates a new framework for next generation youth innovators.  ...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 18, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/18/15 Editor's Note: This post was written by Henry F. De Sio (@henrydesio), Leadership Group Member at Ashoka, where he advocates a new framework for next generation youth innovators.  ...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, June 16, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/16/15 Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a lost generation. Every day in South Africa, 4 million youths wake up with nothing to do and it pushes them on to the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, June 15, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/15/15     The Mahrishi Institute aims to be the first university to provide free full-time and part-time education to youths throughout South Africa, in turn preparing them for work.   Taddy...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/11/15 Editor's note: This article originally appeared on Forbes.com.Dr. Julie H. Sullivan is Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of San Diego, an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus, and President-...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/11/15 Editor's note: This article originally appeared on Virgin.com as a collaborative article by the Ashoka team. The report contextualises and explores the mission and impact of Ashoka   In 1950 Detroit...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/11/15 Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Forbes.com and was written by Felix Oldenburg, Diector of Ashoka Germany. In the article he discusses the complexities of money and value flow into...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/25/15 For several years, we have been caught in a state of rapid transition; in our work, our social environment and our personal lives. Yet, there has been little or no conversation about the roles...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, May 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/25/15 Editor's Note: This video is created by RSA Animate. Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, May 22, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/22/15 Editor's Note: This article was first published on Ashoka's column on Forbes.com. It was written by Eana Chung who works with Ashoka’s Global Fellowship team and coordinated the 2015 Ashoka...