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    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

    Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon Launches Roots Of Empathy In the UK at the House of Lords

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    On 26th November (2012) the official launch of the innovative Roots of Empathy programme took place at a reception in the House of Lords in London.

    "Any young person, can have the power to express love and respect in action."

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    At the 2013 Ashoka U Exchange, Bill Drayton, in his keynote speech at the exchange, shares his vision for the future of higher education.

    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.

    Top quality, peer-reviewed online education & skills training for free! Winner of the World Innovation Summit Education award

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    Mike a serial social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, and Harvard MBA who has previously created successful internet-based companies in telecoms and fi

    Washington Post Front Page Story: D.C. classrooms welcome babies in effort to teach empathy

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    Maury is one of five D.C. elementary schools attempting to harness the disarming power of infants to help students recognize and deal with emotions in themselves and their classmates. The babies, in other words, are meant to help teach children how to be kind.

    The Most Important Teaching Skill in the History of the Universe

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    Gloria Perez smiled as she closed down the snack-stand after a busy day. The market survey she conducted turned out to be a good idea—she was really glad that she and her employees had the foresight to think like her customers. After all, it doesn’t make sense to sell cupcakes when the consumers want brownies. Believe it or not, Gloria isn’t (yet) an independent businesswoman. She is student at Cunningham Elementary School in Austin, TX. Gloria is also an English language learner, and when she first arrived at Cunningham, she spoke very limited English.

    In Memory of Mohammad Ibrahim Sobham

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