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    In Spain, Social Entrepreneurship is Finding Strength

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    On Friday, October 21, 2011 Bill Drayton joined the ranks of Nelson Mandela, Bill and Melinda Gates, and the World Health Organization in receiving the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation. The award, referred to as the Spanish Nobel, is an annual recognition of one person or organization for a global contribution to humankind.

    As Drayton arrived in Spain for the award ceremony, there was a surge of media coverage and events focused on social entrepreneurship.

    Got Empathy? Kids Do!

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    Ashoka Fellow Cindy Blackstock, a member of the Gitksan First Nation of British Columbia, is building a vibrant social movement to change the d

    In the Dark, Illuminating Empathy

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    Raucous magazine vendors, horn-happy taxi drivers, multi-lingual chatter, the smell of hot dogs, and the kind of warm breeze generated by human hub

    Empathy as a Way of Being

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    A conversation with Sonali Ojha, Ashoka Fellow and founder of the Dreamcatchers Foundation

    Lessons on Global Crisis Management, from Haiti to Japan

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    This week marks the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011.

    Lady Gaga’s “Moment of Empathy”

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    Lady Gaga commands the abundant love of millions of fans.

    Former Ashoka Senior Health Advisor Appointed CTO of the United States

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    Last month, President Obama appointed former Ashoka Senior Health Advisor Todd Park as the second person ever to hold the position of U.S.

    Disability, or super power?

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    Today, April 2, is World Autism Day.

    Kingsley Bangwell’s one-track mind turned ambition to action

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    At 22, Bangwell launched a start-up from the small barbershop in his Nigerian hometown, Jos, that teaches youth to be engaged and effective civic leaders.