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    Eating the Elephant

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    “Do you know how to eat an elephant?” My father loves to ask me this question when he sees that I am totally overwhelmed. During my first month immersed in the engineering genius of EHAS (pronounced Aay-Ahs), I have had to keep reminding myself that the best way to get through something formidable, like eating an elephant, is one bite at time.  

    Fostering New Emergency Care Capacity in Mexico

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    It’s been a month since I get to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. San Miguel de Allende is a very beautiful colonial town surrounded by mountains and where the arid weather turns the landscape into a painting.

    Catalyzing Change in the Slums of Bombay

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    I can finally confirm that the Ad-line is true—India is incredible, and Mumbai, fondly called Bombay by its inhabitants, is incredibly intense. A vibrant city with incredibly long rush hours, its streets are filled with a never ending stream of people of every kind—so many I wonder how it can fit them all.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Best Buy Present Winners of the ‘Technology for a Better World’ Campaign

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    Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.

    Bring on Banking on Youth!

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    Social change isn’t rocket science; it’s just a matter of gumption and drive.

    Watch: Four Young Entrepreneurs with "Three Minutes to Change the World"

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    These four young innovators, and their stories of change, have been captured in a new one-hour documentary on PBS, "Three Minutes to Change the World(brought to you by the Emmy Award-winning creators of "Bill Nye the Sciene Guy" and "Biz Kid$").

    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa

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    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

    Young changemakers build a global team of teams to promote well-being

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    All of us are living in a time where mental health and well-being are challenged in unprecedented ways: be it from global economic crises, war, hig

    #LeadYoung - Simon Stumpf on early changemaking: "In the world today, we will all be called upon to lead at some point"

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    Simon Stumpf, Director of Ashoka’s Fellow selection program in the U.S., shares how he seized his own opportunity to lead as pre-teen when family c