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    Watch: Four Young Entrepreneurs with "Three Minutes to Change the World"

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    These four young innovators, and their stories of change, have been captured in a new one-hour documentary on PBS, "Three Minutes to Change the World(brought to you by the Emmy Award-winning creators of "Bill Nye the Sciene Guy" and "Biz Kid$").

    Cultural Understanding through MacGyver Tourism in Jordan

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    Ever crocheted a plastic bag into a coaster? Beaded a bracelet of olive pits? Seen a bicycle or helicopter made of scrap wire?

    Living Buildings: Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan's Architectural Revolution

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    Can you imagine an office building or high-rise tower with no energy bill? As CEO of the International Living Future Institute and founder and creator of the Living Building Challenge, U.S. Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan is pioneering the future of green building.

    Collaborating on Rural Innovation and Farming at Globalizer 2012

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    How do you increase the wellbeing and sustainability of rural farmers? Or improve the quality of life of the underserved poor? How does one person scale positive, irreversible social impact? And what are the challenges to scaling the impact of social innovative ideas in rural communities? These questions were at the forefront of discussions during the Rural Innovation and Farming Globalizer Summit in Geneva last month.

    Sympathy: Simply Ineffective or Actually Harmful?

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    Editor's Note: Ashoka imagines a world where education is truly transformational, where every child has mastered empathy—and would like to work

    Africa's Got Talent

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    We know this about human capital: Today, simply mastering a skill is not enough.

    Social Entrepreneurs Show Climate Change Prevention Does Not Have to Compromise Growth

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    At the end of 2012, the east coast was hit by the disaster of Hurricane Sandy.

    In Memoriam: First Fellow from Malawi & Freshwater Pioneer Charles Banda (1956-2013)

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    The global Ashoka community mourns the loss of pioneer, a social entrepreneur and Fellow Charles Julius Banda (Malawi, 2013) who passed away from c

    Words of Wisdom from 92 year old environmental social entrepreneur and newly elected senior Ashoka fellow Hayrettin Karca

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    This year Ashoka Turkey elected 92 year old Hayrettin Karaca as a senior fellow for his work leading the Turkish environmental movement.

    Harnessing The Power Of Natural Resources To Increase Village Prosperity

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    When a lunar eclipse obscured Indonesia in darkness, a teenaged Tri Mumpuni saw things clearly: she saw a world in which nature impacted all living