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    Ashoka debuts in Japan

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    In February 2010, Ashoka founder and CEO Bill Drayton had a series of meetings in Tokyo, with 360 audience members at a University symposium, the Japanese Prime Minister (video), congressmen, and major media reporters.

    Bill Drayton on the power of collaborative entrepreneurship in McKinsey's "What Matters?"

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    Ashoka founder and CEO Bill Drayton has contributed an essay to McKinsey&Company's new What Matters publication and website.

    In it he describes the qualities and instincts of social entrepreneurs, sharing lessons learnt from 30 years of seeking out the world's most high-impact changemakers.

    Nonprofit Organization Highlights Local Changemakers in Haiti

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    "People in poverty are championing the way out of poverty," declared Daphne Nederhorst,

    Gender Trends

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    New York Times columnist Nick Kristof writes that women have a special and important role in social change.  What does that mean for Ashoka US where only approximately 1/3 of our Fellows are women? How do we diversify gender in our Fellowship?

     

    Mary Robinson's Keynote Address to the Ashoka Social Entrepreneurship Forum in Ireland

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    Former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson gave the keynote address at the Ashoka Social Entre

    Tia Johnson from Ashoka's Youth Venture speaking at TEDxTokyo

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    Tia Johnston Brown, Director for Ashoka's Youth Venture initiative, on ‘creating an “everyone a changemaker” world’:

     

    Mobilizing Efforts and Resources: Ashoka Fellows Respond to Reconstruct Chile

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    On the 27th of February, Chile was hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake, the fifth most powerful earthquake in history.

    Ashoka Fellow Elizabeth Hausler: Haiti Earthquake Response

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    "It's not the earthquake that kills people, it's the building collapsing."

    More than Manic

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    What it really takes to be a social entrepreneur...

    Introducing the Ashoka Book Club: Up and Out of Poverty - The Social Marketing Solution

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    This will be the first of monthly book reviews from Ashoka staff, covering books which we have found relevant to our work.