Content at a glance:
• First Global Fellows Elected
• Bornstein's How to Change the World:
  • In 5th U.S. printing
  • International editions
  • Reviews
• David Green Wins MacArthur Award
• Change Comes to the Middle East
• For the Fellows' Young People
• BusinessWeek: "Good Works—With a
    Business Plan"
• No to NGO, Nonprofit!—New Language
    for the Citizen Sector
• MTV Partners with Youth Venture/
    Learning Initiative
• Nepal's Gene Watrin Ashoka
    Endowment Launched
• The Right Home for Collegial
    Intrapreneurs: Ashoka Jobs
• Invest in Ashoka
News@Ashoka - November 2004

Contents

MTV Partners with Youth Venture/ Learning Initiative
Bornstein's How to Change the World:
In 5th U.S. printing
International
   editions

Reviews

For the Fellows' Young People
No to NGO, Nonprofit! — New Language for the Citizen Sector
David Green Wins MacArthur Award
Nepal's Gene Watrin Ashoka Endowment Launched
Recruit The Right Home for Collegial Intrapreneurs: Ashoka Jobs
Invest in Ashoka

Resources:

  • Ashoka's Web Site
  • Changemakers.net
  • Youth Venture

  • First Global Fellows Elected

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    Responding to the rapid globalization of the citizen sector, Ashoka this year elected its first Global Fellows—leading social entrepreneurs whose lives and work defy the logic of national boundaries.

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    Ashoka's Impact: New Assessment Results

    Impact Graph

    Change Comes to the Middle East

    People anywhere who are disempowered, who are acted upon instead of knowing that every problem is an opportunity for them to become a changemaker, are denied much of the magic of life. People so diminished, including too many in the Middle East, are likely to feel humiliated and angry.

    . . . Continued  



    Needed: a new
    social financial
    services industry

    The dramatic expansion of the citizen sector over the last two decades—and in particular the explosive emergence of social entrepreneurship—has come about because of a profound change in the sector’s underlying culture. Social beings that we are, humans have always supported one another. That is not new. What is new is that the social sector has now become structurally as entrepreneurial and competitive as business. Increasingly the world will be defined by the unstoppable dynamic of more and more citizen groups competing to solve social problems at whatever level is needed — be it local or global.
    . . . Read article  
    See also: Laura D'Andrea Tyson, BusinessWeek: "Good Works – With a Business Plan"

    MTV Partners with Youth Venture and Innovative Learning Initiative

    During the last decade, Ashoka has been learning how social entrepreneurs can take the giant step of inventing how they can think and act together—to be far more than the sum of our solo practitioner parts. Over the last year, each of the first three experiments at such group entrepreneurship has passed the acid test of engaging major outside actors

    . . . Continued  




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