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“An inclusive society has the power to change perspectives about established norms and standards. Once you have experienced inclusion, you understand it”


Le parcours et l'engagement de Matthieu Dardaillon dans Carenews

Porté depuis toujours par la volonté d'être utile, Matthieu Dardaillon raconte dans Carenews son chemin personnel d'entrepreneur.

BNY Mellon, Ashoka Name Finalists of the Unlocking ₵hange Challenge

As part of the nationwide Unlocking ₵hange Challenge, Ashoka and BNY Mellon have been searching the United States for innovations that actively increase financial wellbeing for the communities and individuals who need it most. The goal of the Challenge is to uncover and identify ideas, programs and organizations founded by visionary entrepreneurs based on the needs of communities across the country.  

L'impact du changement climatique sur les océans

Au micro d'Eric Delvaux, la #FellowAshoka fondatrice de Bloom  alerte l'auditoire sur ses conséquences dramatiques sur les océans : "avec la hausse des températures, les courants sont modifiés, avec un impact désastreux sur les ressources marines dans les zones déjà en difficulté." Claire Nouvian a reçu en 2018 le

Mental Health Care is Helping Children with Cancer Live Better

Charm Mercado is a thin and rather shy man in his early twenties. He uses two crutches, having lost his leg a decade ago to osteosarcoma, a cancerous tumor in the bone.

Growing up with cancer, Mercado used to have constant resentment toward the people around him. He believed the world was unfair. He found himself constantly cursing at God, his doctors and nurses, out of frustration.

Drivers of Positive Change

The unprecedented pace of rapid change is challenging the world to ask: how will current and future generations not only adapt or thrive but also drive change?

Social Entrepreneurship, Empathy, and Changemaking

Ashoka is known for its different approach in solving world problems. It invests in social entrepreneurs, who have innovative ideas, and provides them with an international network of support to tackle global issues.

We meet with Ashoka Philippines Chairperson Rico Gonzalez to talk about the role of social entrepreneurs in the Philippines and what the future holds for them.

Living a Life of Service: 3 Lessons from the Ashoka ChangemakerXChange

ChangemakerXChange (CXC for short) is a joint initiative by Ashoka and the Robert Bosch Stiftung foundation. It gathers the world’s top young innovators for impact retreats focused on co-creation, collaboration and connection.