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    Ashoka Remembers Fellow Andrew Macharia

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    The Ashoka East Africa staff and Fellows were saddened by the recent news of Ashoka Fellow Andrew Macharia’s passing. Macharia (Kenya, 2003) was one of the region’s earliest Fellows; he was elected in 2003 for his innovative community-based waste management and recycling program, The City Garbage Recyclers

    Living Buildings: Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan's Architectural Revolution

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    Can you imagine an office building or high-rise tower with no energy bill? As CEO of the International Living Future Institute and founder and creator of the Living Building Challenge, U.S. Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan is pioneering the future of green building.

    When Women Social Entrepreneurs Collaborate: Big Problems Get Solved

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    This is a tale of the power of collaboration – of what happens when two smart, passionate and committed women who are trying to change the world around health access get real and unguarded about their business challenges and build together in the spirit of sisterhood.

    3 Ways The Conscious Fashion Movement Is Raising Its Game With Millennials

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    The millennial generation, oh so coveted by marketers, 

    In Memory of Orri Vigfusson, Who Saved the North Atlantic’s Salmon

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    The global Ashoka community deeply mourns the loss of Icelandic Fellow Orri Vigfússon

    Interview with Cedric Solms

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    This is about a new kind of leadership. I want to become a new kind of leader.

    Amanda is building a curated system for social enterprises, responsible businesses, and conscious consumers to come together, support each other, and catalyze the transition to a 21st century economy that is good for people and good for the planet.

    Claire reimagines the value chain behind food production as being led by individuals and communities, enabling South Africans of all ages and backgrounds to take pride in being able to grow their own fruit and vegetables. She does this by positioning home and school-based gardens as an educational tool, through which she conveys and creates joy in growing food, creating the bedrock for a food-secure and healthy citizenry.