Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, May 21, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/21/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Karabi Acharya with the AshokaUS team and first appeared on Forbes. It used to be that if you went to school and studied hard, you would get a job, buy a house and be a generally...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, May 17, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/17/13 Ashoka is honored to celebrate the life of Ashoka Fellow Abdul Waheed Khan. Abdul was brutally murdered at the age of 36 in front of his co-educational school in Qasba Colony, Karachi. Abdul was elected as an Ashoka Fellow...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, May 16, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/16/13 Ashoka is saddened to report that Fellow Abdul Waheed was killed on May 13, 2013. Abdul was creating opportunities for a modern education in the poor, urban localities in Pakistan, particularly by working with children studying...
"Any young person, can have the power to express love and respect in action" - Bill Drayton from AshokaU Exchange 2013
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, May 15, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/15/13 This year, the AshokaU Exchange focused on "Unleashing the U in University". Bill Daryton, in his keynote speech at the exchange, shares his vision for the future of higher education. About the exchange he said; "This is not...
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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