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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: Tsega Belachew on 03/02/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by the co-authors Olivier Kayser and Valeria Budinich, who wrote “Scaling up Business Solutions to Social Problems”, Palgrave MacMillan, February 2015. The article first appered on Business...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/27/15 Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow due to his work which used a 2001 law called the Right to Information Act (RTIA) to bring political power back to the people of India. The...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 19, 2015
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 week’s Global Innovation...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on 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 entrepreneur Sascha Haselmayer,...

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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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