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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, November 17, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/17/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Roshan Paul, Senior Change Manager at Ashoka, and first featured as part of an interview series on Stanford Social Innovation Review.This is the third and...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, November 16, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/16/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Adam Horowitz, Community Manager with Ashoka Empathy.Empathy—the ability to understand what other people are feeling and respond accordingly—is...
Submitted by Erin Fornoff on Wed, November 16, 2011
Ashoka Scandinavia Intern Position Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs - men and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, we have elected nearly 3000...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, November 15, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/15/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Lauren Dryburgh, an Associate with the Ashoka team. If you live in the city, you know how difficult it can be to connect with nature and, perhaps more...
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/15/11 Eight winners have been selected from the Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education competition, a search for the most innovative ways...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 14, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/14/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Stuart Yasgur, Managing Director at Ashoka and head of Ashoka's Social Investment Entrepreneurs Initiative. It was first published in Americas Quarterly as...
Submitted by on Fri, November 11, 2011
This is a quick summary of our Changemakers colleague Jon Camfield's talk at DCWeek's Hot Tech Trends. Read more about the panel and continue the discussion over at quora. Cross-posted from Jon's blog The trend I'm most interested in right now...
Submitted by on Fri, November 11, 2011
Submitted on Fri, November 11, 2011 This is a quick summary of our Changemakers colleague Jon Camfield's talk at DCWeek's Hot Tech Trends. Read more about the panel and continue the discussion over at quora. Cross-posted from Jon's blog The...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, November 11, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/11/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Renee Manuel, Ashoka Globalizer. Looking for a rush of energy? Forget skydiving or swimming with sharks; try spending a weekend with some of the most...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, November 10, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/10/11 Are you a part of the rooftop revolution? It’s never been easier, explains Ashoka Fellow Billy Parish. He is the co-founder of Solar Mosaic, a marketplace that simplifies the clean energy movement...
Submitted by Erin Fornoff on Thu, November 10, 2011
Introducing Maja Frankel, Director of Ashoka Scandinavia Born in Israel and raised in the southeast of Sweden, Maja grew up on principles of social justice, human rights, and independent thinking. Showing remarkable early empathy and confidence,...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, November 9, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/09/11 The last few weeks have been action-packed for Bill Drayton. In October, Drayton traveled to Oviedo, Spain to accept the Prince of Asturias Award. He was honored in Singapore as this year’s winner...
Arlington, Virginia - November 8, 2011. Bill Drayton, CEO of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public has accepted three awards from around the world honoring his work on behalf of social entrepreneurship through the organization he founded, Ashoka. ...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, November 8, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/08/11 What inspires you? If it’s a unique social innovation with a big impact, McKinsey wants you to share it. McKinsey is asking you to submit one-minute videos before November 18 of your favorite...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, November 4, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/04/11 Ashoka Fellow Cindy Blackstock, a member of the Gitksan First Nation of British Columbia, is building a vibrant social movement to change the discriminatory policies and actions toward First...