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    Arizona State University is Changemaker Central

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    No one ever said taking your venture from the white board to the global marketplace was easy.

    Laura White on the Disruption Needed in Higher Education: Empathy

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    When you ask Laura White about reforming higher education, she doesn’t suggest lofty bureaucratic changes. She doesn’t talk about funding, tuition, or budget cuts. When White envisions positive changes in education, she sees one principle as the fulcrum: empathy.

    Creatively incorporating social entrepreneurship in the classroom

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    If you think social entrepreneurship has to be taught as a stand-alone subject, you haven’t met Jane Turner and Benhür Oral. While teaching English as a preparatory subject in Istanbul’s Özyeğin University, they quickly realized they could incorporate far more into the syllabus than just the basic language knowledge set.

     

    Ashoka’s Globalizers are Scaling-up Mobile Technology Solutions to Reach 7 Billion

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    There is nothing more powerful than pattern-changing ideas in the hands of leading social entrepreneurs (as Ashoka CEO Bill Drayton reminds us).

    Empathy as a Way of Being

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    A conversation with Sonali Ojha, Ashoka Fellow and founder of the Dreamcatchers Foundation

    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.

    With Intelligent Tech, Low-Income Students Find Success in College, Success for Life

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    For many, attending college was always part of "The Plan" after high school—a few years of polish (and partying) before earning a degree and findin