Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins the Nobel Peace Prize 2014

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.

How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa

Announcing! 5 winning ideas for addressing employment in Africa— social entrepreneurship fixes for youth, by youth from the MasterCard Foundation and Ashoka's Future Forward partnership

"An Invitation to Lead the Movement"

Ashoka is hiring seasoned entrepreneurs to take its work to the next level. Learn more about the latest addition to our leadership team, Silicon Valley recruiter and LinkedIn "Recruiting for Good" founder Bob Spoer.

The Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace?

Most of us have heard of STEM skills (science, technology, engineering, and math), but there is another lesser known skillset that will also be critical. These are the changemaking skills of empathy, innovation, new teamwork and new leadership.

Ashoka Fellows Recognized by the Global Teacher Prize

Teachers have an unprecedented role in shaping the future generation. Ashoka Fellows Kiran Bir Sethi and Guy Etienne have re-defined how young people grow up to be changemakers.
Submitted by Tsega Belachew on Thu, February 19, 2015
Editor's Note: This article was written by Michael Zakaras who is part of the AshokaUS Venture and Fellowship team. Maybe Ashoka is onto something after all! It wasn’t more than 15 minutes into this week’s Global Innovation Summit + Week that empathy came up in the context of creating...
Submitted by Tsega Belachew on Thu, February 19, 2015
Editor's Note: This article was written by Fernande Raine, Managing Director, Ashoka and first appeared newcitiesfoundation.org. When you look at the work of the young and dynamic social entrepreneur Sascha Haselmayer, founder of Citymart, you can observe many different things. Most...
Submitted by Tsega Belachew on Mon, February 16, 2015
Editor's Note: The introduction for this article was written by Linda Peia from the Ashoka Latin America and Carribean team and part of the story first appeared on the Global Teacher Prize 2015 announcement.  Teachers have an uprecedented role in shaping the future generation. This year the...

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