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Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, August 27, 2014
No matter what country or field in which they work, the world’s leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows), have one commonality: a key experience in their youth years helped them develop an unshakable sense of agency and empathy. Many of these experiences were crafted...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, August 27, 2014
A week from now children around the UK will be going back to school. But is the current education system providing them with the right skill set for tomorrow's challenges? The world is changing faster than ever before. Institutions are flat, open, and highly networked. In...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Thu, August 21, 2014
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Thu, August 7, 2014
The GlobalizerX on Employment is part of “THIS WORKS” - an initiative launched by Ashoka with the support of the Robert Bosch Stiftung to support the scale and replication of proven solutions and ideas for employment in Southern Europe. GlobalizerX was launched in...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/10/14 Editor's Note: Below is a Q&A with Timothy J. McClimon is president of the American Express Foundation and vice president for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express. Read more about the Ashoka...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/02/14 Irwin Zahn founded General Staple Company in 1954 in the garment district of New York City. This initial concept grew into a global electronic interconnect company, later named Autosplice, Inc. and moved to San Diego, California...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/14 Editor’s Note: Names of children in this article have been changed for children’s privacy. ...and a new tool that will help you build and practice it! Gloria Perez smiled as she closed down the snack-stand after a busy day. The...

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