Oskar Blakstad from Norway, founder of Explorable AS/Assisted Self-Help, was elected as a Fellow in 2018. Ashoka Scandinavia is excited to announce that Oskar Blakstad from Norway has been elected as an Ashoka Fellow . With Explorable AS and Assisted Self-Help, Oskar is leveraging the Norwegian...
Ashoka Scandinavia welcomes Oskar Blakstad as a new Fellow
Who can best create outcomes that lead to the healthiest possible lives of individuals and communities? Leading social entrepreneurs are challenging the traditional patient-provider dynamics from an empathetic and holistic perspective.
Who can best create outcomes that lead to the healthiest possible lives of individuals and communities?
Innovating to Create #HealthforAll
Homeless. Mentally ill. Living on the street. Filthy. Name forgotten. Family forgotten. Nearly naked. Muttering mysterious words. Lonely and lost. Sounds familiar? These are the people we see on the streets every day in our lives. But what do we feel for them? Repulsion? Fear? Mere ignorance...
How One Ashoka Fellow In Kolkata Is Helping The Homeless And The Mentally Ill
We need to shift the paradigm of how we view and address mental illness at a systemic level. Here's how some social entrepreneurs are leading the way.
We need to shift the paradigm of how we view and address mental illness at a systemic level
Following up on the Social Impact Mapping Project where Ashoka NL, in collaboration with PwC, provided an overview of the different innovators in the fields of Health Care, Circular Economy and Refugees in the Netherlands by visualising a part of the ecosystem a map through snowball sampling...
For information about the Executive in Residence program visit the EIR program page, or contact us at [email protected]. BACKGROUND – MEET THE PEOPLE EIR Juan Loraschi and host Ashoka Fellow Dorien Beurskens Juan Loraschi, Western Union Regional Vice President, partnered with Dorien...
EIR Lessons in perspective: A Conversation with EIR alumni Juan Loraschi
Building partnerships: Mozambique
Charm Mercado is a thin and rather shy man in his early twenties. He uses two crutches, having lost his leg a decade ago to osteosarcoma, a cancerous tumor in the bone. Growing up with cancer, Mercado used to have constant resentment toward the people around him. He believed the world was unfair. He...