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    A Prison Sits Empty, A Nonprofit Moves In

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    As a social worker accustomed to prodding the minds of adjudicated youth in the juvenile justice system, Ashoka Fellow Noran Sanford has long been

    Building a Movement for Dalit Rights: A Conversation with Christina Dhanaraj

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    Christina Thomas Dhanaraj is part of a community of Indian activists who are speaking truth to power against caste-based violence and discriminatio

    Shreen Saroor - Women’s Action Network (WAN)

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    Recognizing that the women’s movement in Sri Lanka needs a new generation of leaders after its deadly civil war, Shreen Saroor is creating a cadre of young women who are bringing new solutions to overcome the socio-cultural inequalities that have long prevented women from exercising full citizenship in the country.

    Meet Some Recently Elected RIF Fellows

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    Farouk Jiwa is establishing secure and sustainable ways to increase the income levels of ru

    Ashoka Arab World Director has a Message for the US and the Arab World

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    The Director of Ashoka Arab World, Dr. Iman Bibars, is currently participating in the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington DC. She has just published an article on The Huffington Post outlining the messages she is taking to the Summit.

    Waiting to Take Off

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    It’s been 5 months into the Young Champions program, and it’s difficult to believe I’m more than halfway to the end of a journey which seems like i

    Leading Women ChangemakeHERS Reveal Blueprints for Action

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    Imagine a master class for social change: an academy of action where concrete advice, guidance, and direction for every level of changemaking – from the first spark of an idea to the scaling of an innovation across the globe – are shared by some of the world’s most accomplished innovators and activists.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Best Buy Present Winners of the ‘Technology for a Better World’ Campaign

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    Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.

    Excerpt from The Big Shift: A Roadmap to Innovation for an Aging Population

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    Editor's note: The following is adapted from Civic Ventures founder and 

    Maurice Miller proves those in poverty are social solutions, not problems

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    Like many Ashoka Fellows, Maurice Miller’s journey to becoming a leading social innovator was influenced b