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    Ideas from the Fringe, Front and Center

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    Atlantic Monthly celebrates Ashoka Fellow Sakena Yacoobi in its Brave Think

    Millennial Social Entrepreneurs Are Making Their Own Education

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    “The biggest risk today is being part of the old world.” – Bill Drayton

    Bringing you a certificate of social entrepreneurship: Ashoka Youth Venture & StraighterLine

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    In an increasingly fast-paced world, many of us are looking to learn the skills of the future.

    In Memory of Mohammad Ibrahim Sobham

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    The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of fellow Ibrahim Sobham.

    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.

    Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace?

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    From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the growing clamor of voices warning robots will

    Breaking Poverty by Providing Access to Free Higher Education in South Africa

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute

    A "self-funding" education - Breaking poverty by providing access to higher education

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a

    What is the value of saying ‘hello’?

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    Recently, I listened to a news story about a young teen was bullied by his classmates.

    How can we develop family guidelines around conflict for children?

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    After some happy outdoor play, I heard my son E run straight up to his bedroom and slam the door.