Makers of More: Your Idea, Your Community, Your Action

Arthur Guinness Projects and Ashoka Changemakers have partnered to launch Makers of More: Your Idea, Your Community, Your Action – an initiative that seeks to find people whose innovative ideas and inspirational work go beyond the ordinary to help unlock their community’s potential.

Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi on this recognition of your powerful work on the child labor movement and Malala Yousafzai for your efforts championing equal rights to education for girls.

Ashoka is pleased to take part in Whole Education's 5th Annual Conference

This 5th Annual Conference by Ashoka partner Whole Education, "An Education worth having", provides an opportunity for schools and education leaders to learn new practices.

Fellow of the Month

We're proud to present Ruth Ibegbuna, founder of the RECLAIM Project, as our latest Fellow of the Month.

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Submitted by Pauline on Wed, January 28, 2015
 UNILEVER, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP AND ASHOKA ANNOUNCE DANIEL YU AS THE WINNER OF THE SECOND PRINCE OF WALES YOUNG SUSTAINABILITY ENTREPRENEUR PRIZE   London, 28 January 2015: Daniel Yu, 21, founder of Reliefwatch - a...
Submitted by Pauline on Fri, January 9, 2015
Cyber bullying is on the rise and with an increase in the types of apps; parents feel it is difficult for them to keep up with changes in technology. A number of parents make use of spy apps to track their child’s phones however what can be the ethical implications of doing...
Submitted by Pauline on Thu, January 8, 2015
Part of a series profiling the young entrepreneurs who are finalists in Unilever’s Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards, Mark Boots’ VOTO Mobile uses mobile phones to remove social barriers. As he was studying physics at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada,...
Submitted by Pauline on Thu, December 11, 2014
Hundreds of millions of the world’s citizens today lack opportunities to join the financial services mainstream. Meanwhile, global financial institutions are missing out on a corresponding number of opportunities to refresh and grow their customer base, create prolific new...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/27/15 Editor's Note: This article is written by Roman Krznaric and first appeared on our Start Empathy blog. Roman is a founding faculty member of The School of Life. His latest book is Empathy: A Handbook for Revolution...
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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/20/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Darlene Damm and first appeared on singularityhub.com. From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the growing clamor of voices...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/15/15 Editor's Note: Tiwale, KadAfrica, Twim Academy, GiftedMom, and AEPT were named winners in The MasterCard Foundation and Ashoka’s “Future Forward: Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa” challenge. These young...

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