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    The Network Effect

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    How the success of Ashoka Fellow Howard Weinstein exemplifies the power of partnerships.

    Peace Corps and Ashoka: Celebrating Anniversaries and Collaborations

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

    Getting My Empathetic Gordon Gecko On

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    Can you imagine how the process of closing down a factory could possibly help extend healthcare to people in remote parts of the developing world?&

    Newest Ashoka Fellows Provide Youth with Access to a Quality Education

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    A country’s young people are its most important asset. They are the future of a nation; providing them access to a quality education should be a top priority. Of course, there are many obstacles — you don’t have to be an expert to know that there are problems in education to be solved in all countries.

    Kingsley Bangwell’s one-track mind turned ambition to action

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    At 22, Bangwell launched a start-up from the small barbershop in his Nigerian hometown, Jos, that teaches youth to be engaged and effective civic leaders.

    Excerpt from The Big Shift: A Roadmap to Innovation for an Aging Population

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    Editor's note: The following is adapted from Civic Ventures founder and 

    Being a Changemaker in a Changing World

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    What does it mean to have the world’s sixteenth largest economy (which is growing rapidly), a population where 60 percent of people are under the a

    Ashoka Fellow Juan David Aristizábal Ospina: 'If You Are Using Your Talents, You Are Changing the World'

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    Ashoka Fellow Juan David is a 23-year-old social entrepreneur who founded the organization Buena Nota in Colombia.

    What does leadership mean in the 21st century?

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    Something remarkable happened in the three years between 2008 and 2011 that fundamentally challenged our perception of leadership.

    Bill Drayton Recognized with 2007 CASE Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship Award

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    The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), part of Duke Univer