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.

Safer Roads, Safer India

Ashoka Changemakers and UL come together to find solutions for road safety

TEDxBangalore: #Campus: An Interview with Ashoka Fellow Vishal Talreja

Ashoka India has partnered with TEDx Bangalore 2014 to spark conversations among youth.
I didn’t take any notes on my walk through the narrow, overburdened lanes of Kibera. I didn’t take any pictures either. I would’ve liked to, if only to record how lives were led in ways so utterly different from mine and the people I know. But a picture can rid people of...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, October 14, 2014
Recent times have witnessed increased participation from citizens, organizations and businesses in tackling social issues. There is decreased dependency on the Government as the sole provider of social development programs with many innovative ideas/solutions being put...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Fri, October 10, 2014
At Ashoka, we are proud to announce that our India fellow Kailash Satyarthi has won the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with global child rights activist, Malala Yousafzai. Kailash was elected in 1993 for his work and activism to end child slavery in India.Kailash Satyarthi...

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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 Wed, December 3, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/14 The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of fellow Ibrahim Sobham. His visionary concept of “putting young people in charge” became a model in later years for the Youth Venture idea and...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, December 1, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/01/14 With the events in Ferguson, MO dominating the news and the national conversation, it's easy to feel powerless, and cynical. But let's remember that in communities like Ferguson -- and similar ones all...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 24, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/24/14 Jose Salcedo was one of the winners of Youth Venture and MTV Tr3s Agents of Change Campaign back in 2010. The campaign spotlighted the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the US including...

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