The Wellbeing Project
Ashoka is a co-creator of the Wellbeing Project, which aims to shift the culture of the social change field to one that encompasses inner wellbeing, catalyzing an infrastructure of support for everyone in the field. The Movement Wellbeing inspires welldoing: the profound connection between how our...
Hilmi Quraishi: Improving Health for Millions with Mobile Phones
It began with the game of cricket and cell phones. Hilmi Quraishi recognized that together, cricket— the most popular sport in India—and cell phones, in the hands of 650 million Indians, could become a powerful health tool. In 2005, this observation led him to develop “Freedom HIV/AIDS.” A set of...
Social Innovation Mapping: Social Entrepreneurial Pathways to a Culture of Wellbeing
Get insights into the work Ashoka Fellows are doing to create a culture of wellbeing. In this report you’ll learn about: 4 Barriers to a Culture of Wellbeing 5 Design Principles to Tackle Systemic Change 3 Opportunities to Support the Development of this Framework 15 Social Entrepreneurs Leading the...
Inner Work can change the Outer World
In this video, Parker J. Palmer, renowned author, speaker and activist, discusses his Theory of Social Movements. What makes a Rosa Parks? What makes a Vaclav Havel? What makes a Nelson Mandela? What makes these people is their capacity to take the inner life seriously, and to tap the sources of...
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel has been empowering girls through health education
Palawan’s New Ashoka Fellow
Abla Al Alfy & Her Mother-Centric Approach to Infant Development
Reaching more than 600,000 Egyptian women and mothers, Dr. Abla Al Alfy’s work continues to scale.
Hilmi Quraishi & Philips Foundation Accelerate Health for All
"No woman should die anymore while giving birth to a child, no child should be left without education, no youth should remain unskilled." - Hilmi Quarishi