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 Mike Sani, co-founder of Bite the Ballot, 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 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...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Thu, May 14, 2015
Newly elected Ashoka fellow and CEO of Bite the Ballot Mike Sani talks about his mission to build a brand new system that means all UK citizens “feel they’ve got a role to play” in society. Watch the video here. Polling stations are open across the UK today for one of the...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Thu, May 14, 2015
While technology companies and social impact entrepreneurs have historically operated independently of one another, they often share many common attributes and values: innovation, a desire for a better world, and a belief that technology has the potential to change the...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/22/15 Editor's Note: This article was first published on Ashoka's column on Forbes.com. It was written by Eana Chung who works with Ashoka’s Global Fellowship team and coordinated the 2015 Ashoka Silicon Valley Tech Innovation...
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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/22/15 Editor's Note: Adam Lent is European Director of Research and Innovation at Ashoka. His book ‘Small is Powerful: why the era of big business, big government and big culture’ is over is published next year and can be pre-ordered...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/26/15 Editor’s Note: This article was written by Felix Oldenburg (@foldenburg), Director of Ashoka Europe and Germany after the Changemaker Alliance event held in Berlin to welcome 5 new Fellows.Earlier this month 500 changemakers came...

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