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    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,

    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

    Ashoka Fellow Elizabeth Hausler: Haiti Earthquake Response

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

    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.

    New York University Recognizes Ashoka’s Historic Role

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    New York University will recognize the historic role that Ashoka and its community have played through awarding an honorary Doctor of Humane Letter

    Giant Rats put Noses to Work on Africa's Land Mine Epidemic

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    Ashoka Fellow Bart Weetjens' organization, APOPO, trains HeroRats (giant pouched rats) to detect landmines in Africa. Bart is also employing their superb noses to detect tuberculosis. 

    What Is a Social Entrepreneur, Really?

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    In the middle of the night, I wake up thinking about this question. 

    Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know

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    Ashoka friends David Bornstein and Susan Davis have recently written a new book on the rise and importance of social entrepreneurship.  The book focuses squarely on what social entrepreneurs do and how they do it and serves as a practical guide to anyone that wants to be a part of the movement.