Dorien Beurskens, founder of Young Africa (YA) and an Ashoka Fellow who was elected as part of the “Future Forward” partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, shares key insights and approaches as part of the [...]
This is the fourth post in our series sharing Ashoka’s key insights on leading trends in social entrepreneurship and the environment coming out of E ...
In business, new feedback tools like Yelp, Amazon.com, and Kickstarter are giving power directly to consumers. These tools create an ongoing process o ...
Tsega Belachew (@tsepeaces) shares insights on social entrepreneurs paving the path for youth employment solutions in Africa… It is not easy to be y ...
Home cooking was the norm for most urban Indonesian households during the 1990s: eating out was considered a luxury. Choices of processed and frozen foods in supermarkets were limited or [...]
In one hundred supermarkets across Brazil, customers found recipes printed on the back of their receipts, each for a dish prepared with the grocery items they had just purchased. But the surprise [...]
What does Nashville, Tennessee have in common with Part-au-Prince, Haiti? The same thing as nutrient-rich urban farming and ecological sanitation: both are becoming hubs of food system transformation. After searching [...]
On Wednesday, May 29th from 11:30am – 1pm EST, Join Ashoka Changemakers for a Twitter Discussion (#SocEntChat) on the power, the impact, and the future of Nutrients for All – [...]
Higher education in the United States is facing a crisis. The rising cost of tuition is often how this crisis is defined, but when we listen carefully to the discourse, a different issue emerges: [...]
This is the sixth post in a series highlighting some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations in social entrepreneurship education through the lens of the 2013 Ashoka U – Cordes [...]
Abby Falik and Noam Unger of Global Citizen Year on how colleges can better prepare young leaders. This is the seventh post in a series highlighting some of the most [...]
Looking for meaningful, mission-driven work? You first have to define *your* mission, writes Dr. Mark Albion, co-founder of Net Impact and More Than Money Careers. This is the fourth post [...]
In recent years, it has become apparent that the rate of change is at an all-time high as change begets change in a world that is interconnected like never before. [...]