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    Understanding the Impact of Social Entrepreneurs: Ashoka's Answer to the Challenge of Measuring Effectiveness

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    The article begins with an overview of recent trends in social entrepreneurship and select milestones in performance measurement in the U.S.

    We Used to Build Things

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    "When you look around today, you see a lot of history-making new companies being created, but you don’t see too many big civic organizations.

    Getting My Empathetic Gordon Gecko On

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    Can you imagine how the process of closing down a factory could possibly help extend healthcare to people in remote parts of the developing world?&

    Newest Ashoka Fellows Provide Youth with Access to a Quality Education

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    A country’s young people are its most important asset. They are the future of a nation; providing them access to a quality education should be a top priority. Of course, there are many obstacles — you don’t have to be an expert to know that there are problems in education to be solved in all countries.

    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.

    Being a Changemaker in a Changing World

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    What does it mean to have the world’s sixteenth largest economy (which is growing rapidly), a population where 60 percent of people are under the a

    Ashoka Fellow Juan David Aristizábal Ospina: 'If You Are Using Your Talents, You Are Changing the World'

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    Ashoka Fellow Juan David is a 23-year-old social entrepreneur who founded the organization Buena Nota in Colombia.

    Bill Drayton Recognized with 2007 CASE Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship Award

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    The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), part of Duke Univer

    Meet Nicola Forster -- Ashoka Fellow in Switzerland

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    Ashoka Switzerland has elected Nicola Forster, founder and president of foraus as a new Fellow. After a long and rigorous selection process, Ashoka saw in Nicola all the qualities of an entrepreneur and innovator.