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  • As the President and CEO of the Center for Democracy & Technology, Leslie Harris is passionate about the role technology can play in catalyzing economic advancement of women.

    As part of the Women | Tools | Technology competition, changemakers.com spoke with Touby about women, technology, and economic advancement. Read the entries and cast your vote to decide the winners!

  • As founder and cyberhostess of mediabistro.com, Laurel Touby is working to revolutionize the way creative and content industry professionals meet informally, mentor each other, work on projects together, and share collective experiences.

    As part of the Women | Tools | Technology competition, changemakers.com spoke with Touby about her ideas ideas and experiences with media, technology, and her role as a female entrepreneur. Read the entries and cast your vote to decide the winners!

  • A great day for Sheila Krumholz and her watchdog organization’s website OpenSecrets.org is when Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow both make use of it. Her nonpartisan watchdog organization, The Center for Responsive Politics, wants everyone to know how money in U.S. politics effects elections and public policy.

    As part of the Women | Tools | Technology competition, changemakers.com spoke with Krumholz about her ideas on transparency and technology. Read the entries and cast your vote to decide the winners!

  • Paul Michelman of Harvard Business IdeaCast speaks with Bill Drayton about social entrepreneurship and the future of the private sector.

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  • Terry McNally and Bill Drayton discuss Ashoka, social entreprenreurship, and the citizen sector on Air America Radio.

  • The BBC's Peter Day interviews Ashoka founder and CEO Bill Drayton about the rise of social entrepreneurship around the world. (photo credit: Yusuke Abe)

  • Bill Drayton is the founder of Ashoka, Youth Venture, and Get America Working -- three deeply complementary efforts to make the world a better place. Ashoka, the oldest and larger of these ventures, has created a global community of over 2000 leading social entrepreneurs in over 70 countries around the world. Bill talks about these three projects in this extended interview with Michael Lerner of The New School at Commonweal.

  • Ashoka Fellow Magda Iskander speaks about her organization Care with
    Love. In what started as a loving attempt to care for her sister, Care
    with Love has turned into an organization capable of providing
    high-quality care and assistance to homebound Egyptians who would
    otherwise not receive care. A Design for Change interview conducted by Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Sheela Sethuraman.

  • Ashoka Fellow Vera Cordeiro speaks about her organization Renascer, a health and social service provider that she is franchising and replicating across Brazil and beyond. Vera is working to better manage children's health through an innovative model that addresses the root cause of poverty these children live in. A Design for Change interview conducted by Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Sheela Sethuraman.

  • Ashoka Fellow Feliciano Reyna, Founder of Acción Solidaria, discusses the value of using a 'comprehensive AIDS care' approach where education plays a vital role alongside prevention and care.  A Design for Change interview conducted by Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Sheela Sethuraman.