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    How One Woman Redefined the Economic Space for Women in Pakistan

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    According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, only 14.3% of women in the country participate in the labor force. Lack of social and financial support and restrictions imposed on access and mobility serve as major obstacles for women who want to pursue fulfilling careers. In this landscape, Sabiha Ghani has been a game change

    Driving Impact By Reinventing The Rickshaw: Turning Empathy Into Action

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    Pradip Sarmah was riding in a rickshaw one day in India when he had a conversation that would change the course of his life. He asked how much the man pulling him made per day, if he owned his own rickshaw, and how long he’d been working as a rickshaw puller.

    New Report: Technology drives change. How does social innovation drive technology?

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    How do you use ICT (information and communication technologies) to create social impact?

    Book Release from the Ashoka Community: The Wealth of the Poor - Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems

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    Irrigation pumps, latrines, home improvement packages or bicycles could be added to this list. The cumulated impact of these investments would literally transform the lives of these families. So, why aren’t these families seizing these attractive investment opportunities?

    Technology And Changemaking: The Languages Of The Future

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    While technology companies and social impact entrepreneurs have historically operated independently of one another, they often share many common attributes and values: innovation, a desire for a better world, and a belief that technology has the potential to change the world for the good of all. In the same way that technologists innovate new tools, social innovators invent, reinvent and refine new ways and systems for social impact.

    Red Bull Ampahiko's question time with Bill Drayton

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    From one day to the next, our environments are changing and our global community is struggling to keep up with the high-rate of change.

    Sawa World crowdfunds its way empowering 10,000 East African youth

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    Daphne Nederhorst -- an Ashoka fellow, social entrepreneur, and real-world superhero -- has

    Building Partnerships: A Conversation with Ashoka Fellow Mohammad Al-Ubaydli and Boehringer Ingelheim Executive Joseph Chalil

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    Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli is the founder of Patients Know Best (PKB), a technology platform that allows patients to securely view their medical records and share their information with other doctors and family members, giving individual patients easy access to and control over their medical data. Dr. Joseph Chalil, a Physician and Executive at the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, worked alongside Mohammad and his team through the Executive in Residence program to help PKB build strategic partnerships in the US and develop a strategy to scale their operations to new markets.