Changemakers Stepping Up, Responding to the Pandemic

All over the world, people are seizing the moment, creatively solving problems and expressing love and respect in action

The Path to the Covid Recovery is Paved with Renewable Energy

Sustainable energy has the power to create an inclusive society

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Closing the School Year Through the Eyes of Changemakers

We are closing this academic year and wondering how we move forward in the face of so much uncertainty and hardship. Good news: Changemaking is not restricted by lockdowns, quarantines and social distancing. Changemaking is a power within us all, and it can be activated at any moment, regardless of...
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An Entrepreneur's Quest to Fix Drug Patents and Save Lives

Restoring the integrity of America’s patent system to incentivize progress and make drugs affordable

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To Change the Migration Narrative, We Need Fact-Checkers

In the fight against disinformation, one media outlet is redirecting readers who seek out the negative

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Ashoka Fellows Celebrate Ramadan By Giving Back

Beyond being a period for spiritual reflection, celebration, and gathering with family, Ramadan has always been a season of generosity and an opportunity to give back to the community.
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Young Leaders Mobilize Across Africa

How Africa’s vast youth population is stepping up with creative solutions during the coronavirus pandemic

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Ashoka, the Coronavirus, and You

How the Ashoka network is creating a post-pandemic world, and how you can be a part of it.

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Pandemic or Paradigm Shift?

Reflections on young people, learning, and social change that enable a new consciousness to arise from this time

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Gender Equality In Times of COVID-19

Ashoka Belgium talks to Isabella Lenarduzzi: Fellow spotlight during Covid19
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Fellows Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Ashoka Arab World Fellows are pivoting their work to adjust amidst a staggering global health crisis and building innovative approaches to deal with the challenges unfolding from the pandemic

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New Alliance Helps Social Entrepreneurs Overcome the Impacts of COVID-19

$75 million already mobilized by alliance launched at the World Economic Forum

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COVID-19’s Impact on Migration, Asylum, and Integration

New perspectives and solutions to respond to refugees and migrants’ needs in these unprecedented times

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How Indigenous People Are Being Affected by Coronavirus — and Why We Should 'Screw the Normal'

Nick Tilsen of the NDN Collective says the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic provides "opportunity here to architect and build a new world"

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Changemakers United: a collective initiative to tackle COVID-19

We are thrilled to announce that Ashoka, in partnership with Zalando, kick-started Changemakers United. This initiative will enable our worldwide network of social entrepreneurs to scale solutions for the challenges around COVID-19. Between April and October 2020, we will: 1. Source & map innovators...
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To Turn a Corner, Trust Social Entrepreneurs

Many social entrepreneurs are working 24/7 to adapt quickly, surface needs from their communities, mobilize millions of changemakers, and anchor the deeper societal transitions that are coming. They are showing impressive creativity and impact — and many have ready-made solutions not only for the...
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Activity Guides for Changemaking at Home

Changemaking can start at home. These guides are for young people, educators, and parents to discover the power they have to create positive change, even from the kitchen table.
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Behind the Masks:

How A Consortium Of Dutch Nurses Is Redefining Care In Times Of Crisis

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Build Change:

Rethinking Housing After The Crisis

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Why We Don’t Want a Return to Normal

On #EarthDay2020, a look at the need for environmental changemaking in Mexico and beyond

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Meet the Young People Leading Us Forward

How eight young changemakers are solving social problems during our global crisis, from Brazil to Bangladesh

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