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Submitted by on Wed, November 30, 2011
Submitted on Wed, November 30, 2011 Yesterday, Ashoka announced the winners of Citizen Media: A Global Innovation Competition – four projects, selected by our Changemakers community from among 426 entries, that harness security technologies,...
Submitted by on Tue, November 29, 2011
Yesterday, Ashoka announced the winners of Citizen Media: A Global Innovation Competition – four projects, selected by our Changemakers community from among 426 entries, that harness security technologies, crowdsourcing, crowd curation, and creative...
Submitted by on Tue, November 29, 2011
Submitted on Tue, November 29, 2011 After four months, 426 entries, four rounds of judging, and a ton of infectious creativity (just like on “Sing-Off”!), Ashoka Changemakers has announced the four winners of Citizen Media: A Google Innovation...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 28, 2011
Submitted by: Ashoka 30th Birthday on 11/28/11 This video message was submitted to the Ashoka 30th Birthday Card by Scott Beale, a former Ashoka staff member and now the Founder and CEO of Atlas Corps, an innovative Fellowship to develop the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, November 23, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/23/11 Each holiday season, we are reminded to catch up on our charitable giving and philanthropic activity for the year.  This giving season, help us build towards an “Everyone a Changemaker” world!...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, November 22, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/22/11 Eden Full always wanted to be a scientist. At the age of nine, she entered a science competition and built her first solar car. Now, at the age of 19, Full is the founder of a company that...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 21, 2011
Submitted by: Ashoka 30th Birthday on 11/21/11 This story was submitted to the Ashoka 30th Birthday Card by Joaquin Leguia, an Ashoka Fellow from Peru since 2003. (As told to Kathleen Franks)If you talk with Joaquin Leguia about his life, he will...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, November 18, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/18/11 Editor's note: This post was written by Ashoka Empathy's Adam Horowitz, and originally featured on the Empathy Blog. Raucous magazine vendors, horn-happy taxi drivers, multi-lingual chatter, the...
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...