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    Fast Company: Investing in Post-Conflict Startups to Save the World

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    Last week, Fast Company published an article on the importance of investing in post-conflict zones to kick-start the local economy, foster entrepreneurship, and reduce the chances of a relapse. As the article states:

    Ushahidi in the Classroom

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    Last month I taught the first ever course on “Technology and Peace” at the UN-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica.

    Get Ready to Be a Changemaker

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    Ashoka founder and CEO Bill Drayton and Valeria Budinich, who heads Ashoka's worldwide efforts to forge profitable alliances between private compan

    Peace Corps and Ashoka: Celebrating Anniversaries and Collaborations

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    Did you know that Sargent Shriver, the dynamic force behind the crea

    The Center for Health Market Innovations – Using Data to Improve Health Market Performance

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    The Center for Health Market Innovations, an initiative coordinated by Results for Development, is, in their own words, “a global network of partners that seeks to improve the functioning of health markets in developing countries with large numbers of private health care providers.”

    Supporting Health Outcomes with an Open Mind and an Open Source Approach

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    Last week we introduced the first in a series of interviews covering open source thinking over at Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), and today we're bringing you the second.

    Interview: From Crowdsourcing to CouchSurfing

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    This is the third and final in a series of interviews where we speak with leading innovators who are appropriating lessons from open source thinkin

    Ashoka U and Cordes Foundation Announce “Most Innovative Educators of 2012”

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    Forget the Oscars—this week, the hottest stars on the red carpet are ideas for improving higher education. Six sustainable, scalable teaching and partnership models to bring disruptive social innovation education have won the 2012 Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Award.