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    Clarifying Your Mission: The First Step to Making Social Impact Careers Happen

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    “How can I be a Marxist and still own a Jacuzzi?”

    That essential question drove my career as well as the job search for many of the students I’ve counseled over the years.

    The Ashoka Fireside chats: Leadership on steroids

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    Henry De Sio – Vice President for Framework Change at Ashoka and Chief Operating Officer for the Obama '08 campaign – discusses his experience

    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa

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    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

    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

    A social entrepreneur's guide to changing the world

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    In 1950 Detroit was an engineering hub: home of Ford Motorcars and the heart of the American auto industry. In 2013 the city filed for bankruptcy, in the largest such claim in US history.

    Breaking Poverty by Providing Access to Free Higher Education in South Africa

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute

    Ashoka Future Forward Innovation Challenge Winners Named Forbes Africa's Top 30

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    Ashoka is honored to announce that two of the Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment challenge winners, Ellen Chilemba and Alain Nteff, were selected among 30 Africa’s most promising young entreprenuers for 2015.

    A "self-funding" education - Breaking poverty by providing access to higher education

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a

    Everything Starts with an Internship

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    Hi! I’m Marc, and much like you, I am in a constant state of high five with social entrepreneurship.