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    Polish Fellows Receive Presidential Honors


    Eight Ashoka Fellows were recognized by the President of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, on September 15, 2011 for their public achievements that hav

    Bill Drayton Wins Prince of Asturias Award, Spain's Answer to Nobel Prize


    Bill Drayton, CEO and Founder of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, took home a tremendous honor today.

    Forever a Social Entrepreneur


    Happy Birthday Ashoka!!

    In Spain, Social Entrepreneurship is Finding Strength


    On Friday, October 21, 2011 Bill Drayton joined the ranks of Nelson Mandela, Bill and Melinda Gates, and the World Health Organization in receiving the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation. The award, referred to as the Spanish Nobel, is an annual recognition of one person or organization for a global contribution to humankind.

    As Drayton arrived in Spain for the award ceremony, there was a surge of media coverage and events focused on social entrepreneurship.

    Seeing Ashoka’s Mission, Alive in Spain


    Oviedo, Spain, the small capital city of the Asturias region, charms visitors with its traditional Asturian sidrerias (hard ciders), rolli

    A Huge Energy Came Through the Prison Walls to Me


    We in Hungary who are fighting for the freedom of an Ashoka Fellow Dr.

    Occupy Rooftops and Start a Solar Revolution


    Are you a part of the rooftop revolution?

    George Mason University Recognizes Diana Wells as a Social Innovation Champion


    Earlier this month, Ashoka President Diana Wells was recognized for her role as an innovation champion by winning the first

    When the Unreal Becomes Real


    The first time I heard about Ashoka in 1998, it sounded to me like fantasy.

    Hone Your Empathy Chops (by Playing a Game)


    You don’t have to be in a classroom to improve your ability to be empathetic.