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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, August 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/15 What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans....
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, August 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/11/15 "The world is crying out for new ideas... Our kids ought to recognise how deep their capacities for education are.""The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/03/15 Anshu K. Gupta, Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Goonj observed that two Indias exist side-by-side: the increasingly wealthy, urban India and the impoverished, neglected rural India. Anshu realized that the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, July 30, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/30/15 In conjunction with the 2015 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, the Ashoka Media Globalizer brought together several Ashoka Fellows from around the world. Throughout the forum, these...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/28/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Avery Pagán and Dan Schiff who are part of the Ashoka Support Network team. If you are curious to learn more about how business leaders can support social...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, July 15, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/15/15 This article originally appeared on www.changemakers.com/futureforward on June 15Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a lost generation. Every day in South...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, July 14, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/14/15 This article originally appeared on AshokaU on July 7 2015. It was written by Mariana Kim. Marina co-founded and leads Ashoka U, working with campuses to embed social innovation as an educational...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, July 9, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/09/15 From one day to the next, our environments are changing and our global community is struggling to keep up with the high-rate of change. More than ever, today, the world needs changemakers and social...
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.  ...