Topic : Environment & Sustainability
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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
We know this about human capital: Today, simply mastering a skill is not enough.
At the end of 2012, the east coast was hit by the disaster of Hurricane Sandy.
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
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
African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.
Book Release from the Ashoka Community: The Wealth of the Poor - Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems
Irrigation pumps, latrines, home improvement packages or bicycles could be added to this list. The cumulated impact of these investments would literally transform the lives of these families. So, why aren’t these families seizing these attractive investment opportunities?
The global community of Ashoka mourns the loss of fellow Alvaro Ugalde who along with Mario Bazo is seen as the father of Costa Rica’s National Par