Learning to Live in a Team-of-Teams World
In 2013, Bill Drayton published an SSIR article called “A Team of Teams World.” Drayton, the founder and current chair of Ashoka, painted a picture of an emerging future in which shifts in how people work will have a profound effect on how organizations operate. “We are moving rapidly into a world...
3 Ways Safe Spaces Foster Collaborative Entrepreneurship
Through the All-Fellows Meeting, Ashoka Fellows take a break from their usual hectic routines and use safe spaces to collaborate, learn, and grow.
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.
Les médiathèques en kit de BSF font le tour du monde !
Les médiathèques en kit de Bibliothèques Sans Frontières font le tour du monde !
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.
Postulate a Welukan y sé parte de un movimiento de líderes de cambio latinoamericanos
POSTÚLATE HOY AQUÍ Welukan abrió las postulaciones para su segunda edición. El programa está diseñado para que líderes y profesionales de distintos ámbitos puedan desarrollar todo su potencial como agentes de cambio dentro de sus organizaciones y en el mundo. Se desarrollará desde el 8 hasta el 14...
Hone Your Empathy Chops (by Playing a Game)
You don’t have to be in a classroom to improve your ability to be empathetic. Scientists, game-makers, and designers are creating new ways of measuring, cultivating, and boosting empathy. And you can even get started on your own. Want to try? Here are three empathy-building resources to check out...
Growing Great Ideas: a STEM Story
In the spring of 2009, I set out on a quest to expose students in metro Atlanta schools to a fun and engaging experience in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. I love these subjects and believe in the skills and perspective that they give to students. I had first shown...
“People Who Are Loveable Do Better": Edgar Cahn and the Economics of Empathy
Ashoka: What is empathy to you? Cahn: What you’ve got to understand with empathy is that it has to be linked to one’s own survival. The message that every system is giving is that you need money to survive. For kids, the closest you have as a medium of exchange is either allowance or grades. Grades...