Malika: Co-leading sanitation initiatives from North Carolina, US to West Bengal, India
When visiting the villages her parents grew up in, Malika was struck by the spread of disease and poor sanitation in the community.
This rural Maharashtra school set up a canteen to serve healthy snacks to prevent children from eating junk food
Run by students from Classes VIII, IX and X, the canteen serves healthy eats made by the kids too
Chethan Gowda: Decreasing Blood Shortages in a Populous Country
Struck by the absurdity of dying from a blood shortage in a country of 1.2B people, Chethan, then 16, began connecting people around one of life's essential liquids.
Redessinons l'éducation - The Changemaker Education Summit
En janvier 2018, Ashoka rassemblait à Lyon plus de 250 pionniers de l'innovation dans l'éducation, venus d'une quarantaine de pays.
ChangemakerXchange | Palermo 2016
What is ChangemakerXchange? ChangemakerXchange is a revolutionary program that gathers young social entrepreneurs, aged 18-29, to help them tackle new ideas and mindsets that can foster their impact on a global scale. The first summit, held in Instanbul in 2012, was organized by Ashoka and funded by...
ChangemakerXchange | Giovani portatori di cambiamento
Che cos’è il ChangemakerXchange? Il ChangemakerXchange è un programma che riunisce giovani imprenditori sociali per aiutarli a confrontarsi su nuove idee che possano avere impatto sociale su scala globale. Il primo raduno si è tenuto a Istanbul grazie all’organizzazione di Ashoka e al supporto della...
Simon Stumpf on early changemaking: "In the world today, we will all be called upon to lead at some point"
Simon Stumpf, Director of Ashoka’s Fellow selection program in the U.S., shares how he seized his own opportunity to lead as pre-teen when family circumstances demanded and how he didn’t stop there. As a parent today facing a world of great change and challenges, he shares his thoughts on what it...
Felipe Vergara: redefining access to education through a multi-million dollar financing innovation
For many young people around the world, paying for college tuition locks them into decades of debt. It forces them to forego purpose-oriented jobs like teaching because those salaries will not cover their loan payments. For those who can’t find employment or lose their jobs, their fixed loan...
#LeadYoung - Felipe Vergara: redefiniendo el acceso a la educación a través de una innovación de financiación multimillonaria
Para mucha gente joven alrededor del mundo, los pagos de colegiatura o matrícula universitaria son la atadura a una deuda que perdura por décadas—una deuda que los obliga a descartar trabajos de vocación--tales como el magisterio-- ya que esos salarios no son suficientes para cubrir los pagos de sus...