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    Ashoka Plays Matchmaker to Businesses and Social Entrepreneurs

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    Mexican social entrepreneurs Carlos Cruz was admittedly suspicious of big business when a group from Danon

    The Social Pitch

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    In their recent piece “Supportive housing can curb homelessness in our own backyard,” US Fellow Rosanne Haggerty and her co-author Martha Kegel draw attention to a housing controversy taking place in New Orleans. 

    Peace Corps and Ashoka: Celebrating Anniversaries and Collaborations

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

    The ‘nano’ Computer

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    The Indian Minister of Human Resource and Development, Mr. Kapil Sibal, released a $35 (Rs. 1500) tablet computer last week.

    Maurice Miller proves those in poverty are social solutions, not problems

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    Like many Ashoka Fellows, Maurice Miller’s journey to becoming a leading social innovator was influenced b

    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

    Building Partnerships: A Conversation with Ashoka Fellow Mohammad Al-Ubaydli and Boehringer Ingelheim Executive Joseph Chalil

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    Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli is the founder of Patients Know Best (PKB), a technology platform that allows patients to securely view their medical records and share their information with other doctors and family members, giving individual patients easy access to and control over their medical data. Dr. Joseph Chalil, a Physician and Executive at the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, worked alongside Mohammad and his team through the Executive in Residence program to help PKB build strategic partnerships in the US and develop a strategy to scale their operations to new markets.

    Nourishing Schools in India

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    Ashoka and Swiss Re Foundation are partnering with schools to enable children to improve their own nutrition and that of their communities in India. In 2011 Ashoka and the Swiss Re Foundation started their journey on exploring how to improve the health status in India.

    Ashoka Visits Atlanta

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    Recently, the Kauffman Foundation ranked Atlanta as a top 10 US city for entrepreneurial activity and Forbes named it one of the best cities for female founders (1/3 of businesses are owned by women). We believe it is a hotbed for changemaking activity, and so we decided to visit and find out for ourselves.