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.

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Ashoka Fellow Al Harris receives Skoll Award 2015!

Al Harris, Ashoka Fellow and founder of Blue Ventures, was just awarded the 2015 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship!

Fellow of the Month

We're proud to present Tristram Stuart, founder of Feedback, as our latest Fellow of the Month.

Meet Ashoka UK's latest Fellows

In 2014, Ashoka UK elected six new Fellows, inspiring social entrepreneurs from around the UK changing the system we live in for the better.
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Wed, June 3, 2015
We are proud to announce Tristram Stuart, founder of Feedback, as our #AshokaFellow of the month!  Through Feedback, Tristram triggering a worldwide movement to significantly reduce food waste, which today leads to one-third of all food being wasted at a...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Thu, May 28, 2015
I don’t recall a specific moment in my life when I thought to myself “I want to be a social entrepreneur”. But I have been involved in social activism from an early age. At 13, I started a campaign at school to provide supplies for children living in rural areas of...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Fri, May 22, 2015
Something remarkable happened in the three years between 2008 and 2011 that fundamentally challenged our perception of leadership. It has caused such a revolutionary shift that we could soon look back on the very notion of leadership in the same way we now view...
Mental health is an integral and essential component of health, according to the World Health Organization, yet many people do not have access to the care they need. It is estimated that over 400 million people suffer from depression globally, with millions more suffering...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/15 What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/11/15 "The world is crying out for new ideas... Our kids ought to recognise how deep their capacities for education are.""The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really never been more important...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/03/15 Anshu K. Gupta, Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Goonj observed that two Indias exist side-by-side: the increasingly wealthy, urban India and the impoverished, neglected rural India. Anshu realized that the vast stocks of everyday...

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