Ashoka Fellow Induction 2015: #BigChangeMatters

An "Everyone a Changemaker" World

Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi and child rights activist Malala Yousafzai win the Nobel Peace Prize

Changemaking in Kibera

What did Ashoka staff Olina Banerji discover in Kibera?

Innovation in Health

Ashoka and IPIHD discuss the scope for sparking innovation in the health sector for impact.
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, February 10, 2015
For over three decades, Ashoka has been steering change by selecting social leaders who have large-scale solutions. Within ten years of election, 93 percent of Ashoka Fellows’ original ideas have been replicated by other organizations. But this isn’t the only reason why we’...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, January 27, 2015
About Changemaker SchoolsAshoka’s Changemaker Schools is a new programme to identify, support and connect innovative schools around the world. These schools are empowering young people to be changemakers – children with the empathy, creativity, teamwork and leadership...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Mon, January 19, 2015
India, the world’s youngest and largest democracy is developing at a breakneck pace. There are continual political, social and cultural changes. Yet, despite years of unrelenting efforts made by varied stakeholders; government, private and civic sectors, we still remain a ‘...

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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: 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...
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...
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...

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