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    Ashoka Fellow Elizabeth Hausler: Haiti Earthquake Response

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    "It's not the earthquake that kills people, it's the building collapsing."

    Crowd Sourcing for Maternal Health

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    As mobile and web technologies become increasingly accessible to those living in remote poverty around the world, the potential to expand access to

    America's Promise Meant for Everyone

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    "Can you believe that, at one point, women couldn't vote in America?

    The Network Effect

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    How the success of Ashoka Fellow Howard Weinstein exemplifies the power of partnerships.

    Peace Corps and Ashoka: Celebrating Anniversaries and Collaborations

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

    In Spain, Social Entrepreneurship is Finding Strength

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    On Friday, October 21, 2011 Bill Drayton joined the ranks of Nelson Mandela, Bill and Melinda Gates, and the World Health Organization in receiving the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation. The award, referred to as the Spanish Nobel, is an annual recognition of one person or organization for a global contribution to humankind.

    As Drayton arrived in Spain for the award ceremony, there was a surge of media coverage and events focused on social entrepreneurship.

    Hone Your Empathy Chops (by Playing a Game)

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    You don’t have to be in a classroom to improve your ability to be empathetic.

    Lessons on Global Crisis Management, from Haiti to Japan

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    This week marks the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011.

    Former Ashoka Senior Health Advisor Appointed CTO of the United States

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    Last month, President Obama appointed former Ashoka Senior Health Advisor Todd Park as the second person ever to hold the position of U.S.

    Excerpt from The Big Shift: A Roadmap to Innovation for an Aging Population

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    Editor's note: The following is adapted from Civic Ventures founder and