Julia Borbolla's Cartoon Solution for Kids' Psychological Needs
When Julia Borbolla created Antennas for Children, she did not expect her child psychology innovation to help solve crimes.
Asher Hasan offers New Life to Pakistan's Uninsured
In Pakistan, health insurance is only accessed by the wealthy. Asher created a micro-insurance solution to overcome the disparity, its devastating consequences.
Social Entrepreneur Jill Vialet on “Positive Chaos” and Fixing Recess
Many students don’t go outside to play for recess, regardless of socioeconomic status. Whether that’s because of digital devices, parental fear of “stranger danger,” or objectively unsafe neighborhoods, they lack “the breadth of knowledge about how to play or start games,” she says—and especially...
Sylvia Banda: Growing Local Food Systems & Training Female Farmers
Ashoka Fellow Sylvia Banda created a network of training programs across the region and a mechanism to spread Zambian food around the world.
Chethan Gowda: Decreasing Blood Shortages in a Populous Country
Struck by the absurdity of dying from a blood shortage in a country of 1.2B people, Chethan, then 16, began connecting people around one of life's essential liquids.
Hilmi Quraishi & Philips Foundation Accelerate Health for All
"No woman should die anymore while giving birth to a child, no child should be left without education, no youth should remain unskilled." - Hilmi Quarishi