Bill Drayton emphasized to us [that] empathy is increasingly becoming our primary resource for dealing with the exponential rate of change the world is going through.Arianna HuffingtonFounder, The Huffington Post
We recognize a new era is about to start. In this new era, empathy and changemaking skills, which Ashoka exemplifies, would equip our young people to lead the country.Kan SuzukiJapan State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology
Traditional education has always been focused on teaching knowledge and rules. In order to respond to a rapidly changing world, what is now needed is the ability to turn new ideas into reality. To do that, one needs empathy and teamwork. This is Ashoka’s plan.Asahi ShimbunJapan’s Second-Largest Newspaper
How society helps children grow up needs fundamental innovation at least as urgently as in how it produces computers. That is why Ashoka is so important. It finds, helps launch, and then link and leverages the most powerful social innovations and innovators.Carol BellamyFormer Executive Director, UNICEF
Forbes knows that the story is change. No one sees that more clearly than Ashoka. It has an extraordinary ability both to envision the big, new patterns and to engineer their emergence.Forbes
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