Ashoka's Network of Social Entrepreneurs Arrives in Italy
Ashoka Italia is now operating in both Rome and Milan. Two social entrepreneurs selected by Ashoka as Fellows presented their work and vision of change at the Italian Embassy in the U.S. last week. Riccarda Zezza described what being an Ashoka Fellow means to her: "Ten years ago, I used to work for...
Nordahl Grieg Videregående Skole
Nordahl Grieg Videregående Skole (NGV) was founded in 2010 with the vision “Bold minds interacting”. To ensure a supportive, stimulating and communicative learning environment, the school has five core values: openness, human dignity, democracy, inclusion and sustainability. To understand and being...
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...
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
Emerging Insights 2018: Climate Change and the Environment
Connecting diverse ecosystems for global impact
Climat, biodiversité : les modèles de demain sont là, soutenons-les !
1,5 degré : c’est la hausse maximale des températures qu’il faudra atteindre selon le GIEC si on veut éviter les effets dévastateurs du réchauffement climatique sur la biodiversité. faisant écho à l’objectif fixé par de l’Accord de Paris adopté en 2015. Alors que la COP24 vient de s'achever, une...