Ashoka News

Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 13, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/13/14 David Brooks, author and New York Time Columnist opens by sharing that learning the social and emotional skills is quite difficult. Arianna Huffington, chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/12/14 Editor's note: This post was written by Brittany Koteles and Lennon Flowers with the Ashoka USA Team. Congratulations to the 5 new US Fellows! Tomás Alvarez, Mike Marriner, Emily May, Andrew Mangino, and...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, February 12, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/12/14 Editor's Note: This post was written by David Nahmias with the Global Venture and Fellowship team. Despite meteoric economic growth in the past several decades, Latin America still faces severe challenges...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, February 11, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/11/14 Geogretown just announced a new center to promote collaboration among students, faculty and the private sector to foster innovation and provide a unique skill-set to generate concrete,...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, February 11, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/11/14 Editor's Note: This article was written by Ashoka Venture and Fellowship Summer 2013 Associate Ayah Abo-Basha Social entrepreneurs, by their very nature, are system disrupters  – they constantly...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, February 7, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/07/14 Editor's Note: This post first appeared as an Ashoka "Change in the Making" Forbes post and was written by Terry Donovan with the Global Media and Communications team and Kate Jenkins with the US Team....
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/03/14 Ashoka is a unique workplace. If you walk into some of the offices across the world, you will see whiteboards, standing desks and creative co-working setups. It is unique in terms of work culture as well...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, January 31, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/31/14 Editor's Note: This story, written by Brittany Koteles (@koteles2), first appeared in Forbes and was brought to you in partnership with Dowser.org, a media organization that reports on social...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, January 31, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/31/14 Editor's Note: This post was written by Rukmini Banerjee an Associate with the Ashoka Empathy Initiative based on a brown bag conversation with Jim Thompson at Ashoka Headquarters in DC. Thirteen...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, January 28, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/28/14 Editor's Note: This post was written by by Sarra Latif, Fall 2013 Associate with the Ashoka Venture and Fellowship Team. Do not forget to sign up to recieve updates from Ashoka Pakistan. Catch up with the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, January 27, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/27/14 Editor's note: This post was written by Felix Oldenburg (@foldenburg) Ashoka Director Europe and Germany. Every once in a long while, a policy process delivers quick and ambitious results. For a...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, January 24, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/24/14 Editor's Note: This article first appeared in Forbes and was written by Laura White (@Laura_White), who manages Ashoka’s Changemaker Schools Network, a group of schools that have given empathy...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, January 23, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/23/14 Editor's Note: By sharing this story we hope to share the ways in which the connections created between a community of changemakers is helping find solutions; across a Changemakers.com competition "Close...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, January 9, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/09/14 As 2014 rolls into a start, it's time to get some sources of inspiration lined up! How to Change the World given by Wesleyan University has its origins in the Social Good Summit held at the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, January 7, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/07/14 Forbes has published their second annual list of 30 under 30 social entreperenuers. Ashoka is well represented with Ashoka Fellows and Youth Venturers included in the list. Congratulations to the young...