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Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

Ashoka is the global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs - men and women with system changing solutions for the world's most urgent social problems. Since 1981, Ashoka has elected over 3000 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends, professional support, and access to a global network of peers in more than 70 countries. Working with these social entrepreneurs, Ashoka builds communities of innovators who work collectively to transform society and design new ways for the citizen sector to become more productive, entrepreneurial and globally integrated. For more information, please visit www.ashoka.org.

    Ashoka Launches "Great Changemakers Start in Their Youth" Image

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    08-12-16

    Ashoka Launches "Great Changemakers Start in Their Youth"

    Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, which supports the world’s largest network of  social entrepreneurs, is launching a six month global campaign featuring leading changemakers – youth, Ashoka fellows, as well as CEO’S and others who began their journey as social or business entrepreneurs during t...

    Ashoka Expands Leadership as "Everyone a Changemaker" Takes Off Image

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    01-05-16

    Ashoka Expands Leadership as "Everyone a Changemaker" Takes Off

    Ashoka, known for its pioneering work of launching top social entrepreneurs around the world, is making a strategic investment in a new class of leaders within its global team to take the organization to a new level of impact. 

    All organizations globally are going through a profound change...

    Ashoka U Celebrates Partnership with The Moxie Foundation Image

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    09-04-14

    Ashoka U Celebrates Partnership with The Moxie Foundation

    The Moxie Foundation is partnering with Ashoka U to raise standards and accessibility of social entrepreneurship programs at colleges and universities around the world. With the support of a $1.1 million gift from the ...

    Ashoka Mourns the Loss of Greg Dees  Image

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    12-23-13

    Ashoka Mourns the Loss of Greg Dees

    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 Duke University Fuqua School of Business.  

    Professor Dees was internationally recognized for d...

    Ashoka Receives Grant from Brin Wojcicki Foundation to Support Global Changemaking Image

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    10-24-13

    Ashoka Receives Grant from Brin Wojcicki Foundation to Support Global Changemaking

    Innovators for the Public announced today a $3 million grant from the Brin Wojcicki Foundation. The grant will provide seed money to expand the organization’s new framework of focusing on young people learning the skills of changemaking in their elementary school years as well as providing equal ...

    Ashoka Supports "The B Team," Co-founded by Sir Richard Branson to Kick-Start a Plan B for Business Image

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    06-14-13

    Ashoka Supports "The B Team," Co-founded by Sir Richard Branson to Kick-Start a Plan B for Business

    The B Team, founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, yesterday revealed its starting line-up of business leaders and the first three Challenges they will address to deliver a new way of doing business that prioritizes people and planet alongside profit – a "Plan B" for business all over t...

    Rippling by Beverly Schwartz wins 2013 Nautilus Book Award  Image

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    05-29-13

    Rippling by Beverly Schwartz wins 2013 Nautilus Book Award

     Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World by Beverly Schwartz, VP of Global Marketing at Ashoka, has won a 2013 Silver Nautilus Book Award in the Social Change category. D...

    CBA and Ashoka Announce 2013 'Banking On Youth' Competition Finalists Image

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    04-29-13

    CBA and Ashoka Announce 2013 'Banking On Youth' Competition Finalists

    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Foundation, sponsoring CBA member banks from across the country and Ashoka’s Youth Venture are pleased to announce the “Banking on Youth” competition finalists.

    Banking on Youth invites young people between the ages of 13 and 20 to share their ideas f...

    Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka Changemakers Launch Competition to Find Business Models that Transform Health Systems Image

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    01-24-13

    Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka Changemakers Launch Competition to Find Business Models that Transform Health Systems

    Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka Changemakers are launching Transforming Health Systems: Gamechanging Business Models, an online competition to discover innovative business models that are solving critical problems in health systems around the world.

    “Tradi...

    "Day of the Girl" Voting Begins for The Best Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls and Women at Ashoka Changemakers  Image

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    10-09-12

    "Day of the Girl" Voting Begins for The Best Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls and Women at Ashoka Changemakers

    Beginning tomorrow, the global community has the chance to vote online for the best technology solutions to enrich the lives of girls and women. Three winners will be selected from a field of 292 entrants from 56 countries. With support from the Intel Foundation, “She Will Innovate: Technology So...

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    Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

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