Unlocking the "U" in University At the 2013 Ashoka U Exchange

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Ashoka Wins First Place in 2012 GLOBAL "LONG-TERM CAPITALISM CHALLENGE"

A challenge co-sponsored by the Management Innovation Exchange (the MIX), Harvard Business Review and McKinsey & Company.

Time to stop bullying and start empathy

Ashoka has partnered with The Bully Project to show how young people can help put an end to bullying.

Ashoka ranked among top citizen sector organizations

The Global Journal announces the release of its inaugural 'Top 100 Best NGOs' list.
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, September 18, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/18/14 Join a community of innovators making the most of information and communication technologies to create social impact and change the world!How do YOU use ICT to create social impact?"ICT for the sake of ICT is a waste of precious...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, September 16, 2014
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/16/14 Young people everywhere crave having a purpose in our rapidly changing world. This has serious social, economic, and political implications for the sub-Saharan Africa region because it is on track to have the largest...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, September 10, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/10/14 Editor's Note: Below is a Q&A with Timothy J. McClimon is president of the American Express Foundation and vice president for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express. Read more about the Ashoka...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/02/14 Irwin Zahn founded General Staple Company in 1954 in the garment district of New York City. This initial concept grew into a global electronic interconnect company, later named Autosplice, Inc. and moved to San Diego, California...

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Submitted by Laura Thompson on Mon, December 3, 2012
Rachel House staff nurse provides home care to patients in Jakarta SINGAPORE – Lynna Chandra of Medan, Indonesia, has been selected by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public as a member of its global fellowship of leading social entrepreneurs.  Lynna Chandra is...
Submitted by Chris Cusano on Fri, March 18, 2011
The significant disconnect between the education imparted and livelihood skills needed in rural India is a major contributor towards the migration to urban areas. Educational curricula focus more on the needs of the urban population. Knowledge and skill-sets relevant to the...

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