Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Thu, August 25, 2016
Note: Ashoka and A.T Kearney co-authored this white paper on “Technology as a catalyst to Scale” after Ashoka India’s GlobalizerX program in November 2015.Leading social entrepreneurs are constantly trying to scale their impact with the limited resources they have. Many...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Thu, July 28, 2016
BANGALORE, July 27, 2016 – Ashoka Fellow Bezwada Wilson today was announced as one of two Indian awardees of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. Wilson was elected to the global Ashoka Fellowship in 2009 for his work on leading a nation-wide movement to abolish the...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Thu, July 14, 2016
When I think about a year ago, when I was working alongside Rohan (co-founder DOR), we never thought of the opportunities we might get after working on a project in one village. After that, we wanted to expand and make as much change as we could. We named our...
Submitted by Prollins on Tue, July 12, 2016
With innumerable high-quality education conferences to attend throughout the year, one needs to be deliberate in selecting conferences and creating expected outcomes from each conference. When I was invited to speak about the big scalable projects I've initiated at...
Submitted by Prollins on Mon, June 6, 2016
Being the parent of a norm-pushing, boundary-crossing, free-spirited child who is on a mission to save the world-or at least the world as they see it -can often feel like a tricky adventure. Tag this with trying to figure out how to nurture their inner wildling in a way...
Submitted by Prollins on Wed, May 18, 2016
“Didi, didi, aap phirse kab aaoge ?” said Reena, her eyes giving out a magical sparkle. “Jab bhi aap bulaoge!” we said. Amidst Archimedes Principle and co-ordinate geometry, a leadership workshop came by the way of 9th grade girls of R. N Podar School. It was not a typical...
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently passed a landmark judgment (Rajender Singh Bhandari Vs State of Uttarakhand) with respect to the appointments to the pollution control boards (PCBs).
A few years from now, visitors to New Delhi’s iconic India Gate monument may notice a unique exhibit facing the site: 10,000 items of clothing
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