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Welcome New Ashoka Fellows

At Ashoka India, we welcome the new cohort of Fellows into the network!

The Accountability Challenge

How could explore policies that are not revenue generating but still effectively creates ownership?

Snapshots of Rural Lucknow

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Banking on the Future

What are the next big innovations for financial inclusion? Ashoka Fellows from South Asia write in
At the end of this month, Ashoka India is hosting an Induction event to formally welcome our newest batch of Fellows into the fold. In their own ways, each of these 22 entrepreneurs are tackling some aspect of India's broken development narrative. In addition to the...
Are you interested in working with Ashoka from Chennai?We are keen to move our presence to Chennai in some way this year and help open local networks and partnerships for us. Towards this, we are looking for a mid level person (5-6 years) of experience who can work out of...
Like any start up, young social enterprises face the lack of expertise in managing business support functions; limited resources and the inability to attract and retain talent. This inhibits the ability of social enterprises to scale up their operations and impact.Ashoka...

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March 1, 2012

At the Harvard Social Enterprise Conference this weekend, EmprendeSocial had the opportunity to interview Bill Drayton, CEO and Founder of Ashoka, on the importance of measuring impact of social entrepreneurial initiatives.Expecting an assurance that measuring impact is...

October 31, 2011
The Hindu

Going by its assurance of restricting the number of Rajyotsava Awards to 50, the State Government on Sunday announced just as many names for the awards for the year 2011.

However, it did not adhere to its other parameter of giving the awards to only those aged...

October 17, 2011

Bangalore, October 13, 2011: Ashoka Innovators for the Public, India and TÜV Rheinland India today announced that they would together develop a certification standard for the affordable housing sector. This would be the first of its kind...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, April 21, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 04/21/14 Editor's Note: This article was written by Elizabeth Ferruelo who contributes to Ashoka's blog on Forbes.com. International volunteering evokes images of the Peace Corps. That more than 1,000...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 04/15/14   (Learn more about the ASN Global Summit in Paris June 12-14, 2014 and register here.) How do we overcome cultural, economic, and geographic barriers to create large-scale social change? What does...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, April 2, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 04/02/14 Editor's Note: This article first appeared in Ashoka's "Change in the Making" Forbes blog and is a part of a series of Inventior-Entrepreneur stories brought to you in partnership with the ...

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