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Politics in the wake of Brexit: In Conversation with Stephen Kinnock, MP

Ashoka UK’s Meera Patel caught up with Labour MP Stephen Kinnock to discuss building a constructive politics in the wake of the vote to leave the EU.

Meera Patel (MP): What are the implications of Brexit for young people?

It's time to end the war on talent, and begin collaboration for talent

Ashoka, in partnership with Linkedin and Jobvite, is working to make "collaboration for talent" a reality. The key innovation involves re-purposing existing products (Linkedin Elevate, Referrals and Jobvite) to allow for offering a reference to another employer, which doesn't necessarily remove a resource from your network, and may add to that person's skills and experience for your future benefit. 

'Tough Guy' Farmers Stand Up To Italian Mafia — And Win

Calabria is Italy's poorest region. With local unemployment at 23 percent, many Calabrians face a choice: do business with the mafia or don't work at all. GOEL Bio, gives locals a third option. It did more than try to fix a broken and corrupt economy. Instead, it created an entirely new, alternative economy.

Ashoka Business cases social & business Co-Creation

This series of 5 business cases entails finalists and winners of the 2014 Social & Business Co-Creation: Collaboration for Impact competition organized by Ashoka and its partners, the Zermatt Summit Foundation, Guilé Foundation, DPD and Boerhinger Ingelheim. The aim of the competition was to identify pioneers in the field of Social and Business Co-Creation in Europe. 338 projects from 34 European countries participated in this competition, 15 finalists were selected and 5 winners were awarded a prize.

2015 - La promotion d'entrepreneurs sociaux France Belgique Suisse

En 2015, 8 nouveaux entrepreneurs sociaux innovants ont intégré le réseau d'Ashoka France Suisse Belgique.

Découvrez leurs projets passionnants !

Simplon.co dans l'émission Périphéries de France Inter

Simplon acteur du « numérique inclusif » était l’invité de l’émission Périphéries de France Inter.

Périphéries est allée à la découverte de l'incubateur de Simplon.co à Montreuil dans la banlieue parisienne, en compagnie d'Erwan Kezzar son co-fondateur.  

Réécouter l’émission en Podcast et apprenez-en davantage sur Simplon.co ici.

A "self-funding" education - Breaking poverty by providing access to higher education

Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a lost generation. Every day in South Africa, 4 million youths wake up with nothing to do and it pushes them on to the streets and into crime. Taddy dreamed of a way to unlocking the genius within these young people without invoking a financial burden on them by way of costly education. This was all made possible by the work of the Maharishi institute.

Ashoka Future Forward Innovation Challenge Winners Named Forbes Africa's Top 30

Ashoka is honored to announce that two of the Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment challenge winners, Ellen Chilemba and Alain Nteff, were selected among 30 Africa’s most promising young entreprenuers for 2015.