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 Mel Young, founder of Homeless World Cup, as our latest Fellow of the Month.

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Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, November 12, 2014
Four weeks ago, without any ceremony, Enabling Enterprise started working with our 100,000th student. It was unceremonious because we had been too busy to notice.   Five years ago though, such a moment would have seemed wildly far-fetched. We were a group of...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, November 5, 2014
  For millions of people around the world any kind of travel remains an impossible dream. And not just travel for fun or relaxation, but the few kilometres from a village to a school or health clinic. For many the inability to travel is a matter of survival. A vast...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Mon, November 3, 2014
London/Rotterdam, 3 Nov 2014: Young entrepreneurs leading initiatives with impact in areas such as health, micro enterprise, waste, climate change and smallholder farming were amongst seven finalists announced in the 2014 Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Fri, October 31, 2014
Winners will scoop investment, mentoring, and see their name on a pack! Bright sparks in business JP Campbell, founder of One Feeds Two, and Katharine Hibbert, founder of Dot Dot Dot, have both secured a place at the London finale of Join our Core 2014.   Join Our...

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Submitted on Thu, November 6, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/06/14 Today is the day. After seven months, 632 entries from 63 countries, and the selection of 305 Pacesetters and 30 Pioneers, we are proud to announce the 10 Champions in the Re-imagine Learning Challenge. These 10 Champions were...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is:how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "A Path Appears," by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn  is about making a difference here and abroad. According to its publisher it is  a  sweeping tapestry of people who are using research, evidence-based...

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