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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...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, December 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/23/13 The Board of Directors, Fellows and staff of Ashoka deeply mourn the loss of Greg Dees, founding faculty Director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship Education (CASE) at...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, December 19, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/19/13   Changing society for the better suddenly seemed like an achievable dream in Karaköy, a trendy neighborhood on the Bosporus shore across the historic peninsula of Istanbul, which was buzzing with...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/07/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Charlotte Hastings, a member of the Health for All team at Ashoka. The annual mHealth summit in Washington, DC took place in December, Ashoka’s Health for All...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, December 3, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/13 We urgently need a new generation equipped with the skills to lead in a world defined by change. A world of rapid change is a complex landscape to navigate. In the past, we had hierarchies in our societies...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, December 3, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/13 Editor's Note: Thie post was written by Kathleen Jenkins, Content Editor and Producer with AshokaUS and originally appeared on Forbes. When I read Virgin Group founder Richard Branson’s recent...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/31/13     "We all know that we are at a transition moment. We all sense that. Basically, we are moving from a world that was defined by seeking efficiency and repitition. Now, we are in a world that...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/30/13 This year Ashoka Turkey elected 92 year old Hayrettin Karaca as a senior fellow for his work leading the Turkish environmental movement. Here is a glimpse at some of the wisdom Hayrettin shares in the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, October 30, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/30/13 “At various pivotal moments in history, a small group of people see where the world is heading. They help everyone else to see it, urging them to develop a new framework of perceiving, thinking and leading...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, October 25, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/25/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Kiran Shetty. Kiran Shetty is the Regional Vice President & Managing Director, India for Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and an active member of...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, October 24, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/24/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Mukti Bosco. Ashoka Fellow Mukteshwari “Mukti” Bosco is the Co-Founder and Secretary General of Healing Fields Foundation (HFF) in India. Healing Fields...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, October 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/23/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Daniel Canning.  Daniel Canning is Vice President, U.S. Money Transfer at Western Union Financial Services.  In 2011 he traveled to India to work with...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, October 22, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/22/13 Thalita Guimarães, Senior Product Manager with Boehringer Ingelheim Brazil, was selected to participate in Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program and spent 6 months working with MyMind in Ireland....