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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Michael Zakaras who is part of the AshokaUS Venture and Fellowship team. Maybe Ashoka is onto something after all! It wasn’t more than 15 minutes into this...
Thu, February 19, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Fernande Raine, Managing Director, Ashoka and first appeared newcitiesfoundation.org. When you look at the work of the young and dynamic social...
Thu, February 19, 2015
El grupo BBVA dará un total de 200 becas para participar en la Ruta BBVA 2015, un viaje para jóvenes que buscan construir futuro, aprender valores y disfrutar de la aventura del intercambio cultural. Se invita a concursar a los adolescentes de...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/16/15 Editor's Note: The introduction for this article was written by Linda Peia from the Ashoka Latin America and Carribean team and part of the story first appeared on the Global Teacher Prize 2015...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/09/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Ashoka's Darlene Damm. People often ask me why I started working with Ashoka and why I have I stayed with Ashoka for the last eight years.  I tell the story...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/27/15 Editor's Note: This article is written by Roman Krznaric and first appeared on our Start Empathy blog. Roman is a founding faculty member of The School of Life. His latest book is Empathy: A...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/20/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Darlene Damm and first appeared on singularityhub.com. From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the...
Por tercera ocasión llega a Colombia Innovadores menores de 35, a través de la edición en español de su revista MIT Technology Review. El MIT premiará a 10 jóvenes colombianos menores de 35 años con mejores proyectos de investigación ycon trabajos...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/15/15 Editor's Note: Tiwale, KadAfrica, Twim Academy, GiftedMom, and AEPT were named winners in The MasterCard Foundation and Ashoka’s “Future Forward: Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa”...
Wed, December 3, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/14 The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of fellow Ibrahim Sobham. His visionary concept of “putting young people in charge” became a model in later years for the Youth Venture idea and...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/01/14 With the events in Ferguson, MO dominating the news and the national conversation, it's easy to feel powerless, and cynical. But let's remember that in communities like Ferguson -- and similar ones all...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/24/14 Jose Salcedo was one of the winners of Youth Venture and MTV Tr3s Agents of Change Campaign back in 2010. The campaign spotlighted the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the US including...
Globalizer Bogotá 2014 Ashoka celebró en Bogotá del 7 al 9 de noviembre la Cumbre Globalizer, una actividad que cada año congrega a un grupo de Emprendedores Sociales Ashoka de diferentes países para compartir experiencias y generar estrategias de...
Ashoka, organización internacional que promueve el emprendimiento social trae a Colombia la cumbre Globalizer, un evento de alto perfil que se celebrará en Bogotá del 7 al 9 de noviembre.La actividad reúne a 18 de los Emprendedores Sociales más...
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 11/06/14 Today is the day. After seven months, 632 entries from 63 countries, and the selection of 305 Pacesetters and 30 Pioneers, we are proud to announce the 10 Champions in the Re-imagine Learning...