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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, September 21, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/21/11 To celebrate the Peace Corps' 50th birthday on September 22, Change inSight will be bringing you impact stories from current and returned volunteers from around the world. Since returning from the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, September 20, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/20/11 TakePart and the Skoll Foundation just kicked off a cool new video series presenting interviews with the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. The videos were filmed at the Skoll World Forum in...
Submitted by Erin Fornoff on Fri, September 16, 2011
Job Title: Project Manager, Ability Awards International Reporting to: Programme Manager, Ability Awards International Purpose of Job: To support, co-ordinate, track, manage and implement Ability Awards International projects.  These projects...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, September 15, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/15/11 There's something special about food. The combinations of colors, aromas, and flavors come together in such wonderful ways that even just talking about it can make us salivate. And that's because...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, September 15, 2011
Submitted by: Ashoka 30th Birthday on 09/15/11 This story was submitted to the Ashoka 30th Birthday Card by Chris Cusano, director of Ashoka's Entrepreneur-to-Entrepreneur (E2) program in Asia, after a moving visit to Hong Kong where he met with...
Submitted by Erin Fornoff on Wed, September 14, 2011
Positive Coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson on Three Game-time Concepts to Help You On and Off the Field Think of the word “athlete,” and stereotypical “jock” images will likely come to mind: the guy (almost always a guy) with the pumped up...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, September 14, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/14/11 Positive Coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson on Three Game-time Concepts to Help You On and Off the FieldThink of the word “athlete,” and stereotypical “jock” images will likely come to mind:...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, September 13, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/13/11 Our hearts and minds have been focused on nature’s power after the recent earthquake in Virginia, and the major blow from Hurricane Irene that tore up the Atlantic coast. But if we look past these...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, September 12, 2011
Submitted by: Ashoka 30th Birthday on 09/12/11 This message was submitted to the Ashoka 30th Birthday Card by Victor Zambrano, an Ashoka Fellow from Peru since 1995. Victor sent us this message not just for Ashoka's anniversary but also on the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, September 12, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/12/11 Ashoka Bridge (now in beta phase) is a channel that enables Ashoka Fellows, capacity builders, and investors to efficiently communicate and partner with one another, in order to broadcast their...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, September 9, 2011
Submitted by: Ashoka 30th Birthday on 09/09/11 This message was submitted to the Ashoka 30th Birthday Card by Adriana Teixeira da Costa, who founded Instituto Lucidade and became an Ashoka Fellow from Brazil in 1997. We can endure...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, September 8, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/08/11 What better way to share your passion for changemaking than by looking sharp with your own Changemakers bling? Imagine how you – or someone special in your life – will look with a “I am a...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, September 7, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/07/11 Did you know that Youth Venture has launched more than 5,000 teams across the world? Would you like a chance to meet some of them? Enter the 5th Annual Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur competition...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, September 6, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/06/11 With billions in vulnerable employment and a hike in income inequality, the global economy needs a jumpstart. And that spark is likely to come from those who keep the faith in righting social...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, September 2, 2011
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/02/11 Don’t Put Down That Book; It’s Good For You! (Huffington Post, August 28, 2011)Since 2006, University of Toronto Professor Keith Oatley has led a research group investigating the question, “If...