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    Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon Featured in TIME Magazine: How to Deprogram Bullies: Teaching Kindness 101

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    How do we stop the escalating amount of violence and bullying in schools?

    “People Who Are Loveable Do Better": Edgar Cahn and the Economics of Empathy

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    Ashoka recently talked to Cahn as part of an on-going series of interviews designed to explore what empathy is all about, and to uncover specific strategies for cultivating it. 

    From Feeling to Doing: Overcoming the Bystander Effect

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    Over the last few weeks, there’s been a flood of commentary, outrage, and too-little-too-late actions over the sexu

    Hone Your Empathy Chops (by Playing a Game)

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    You don’t have to be in a classroom to improve your ability to be empathetic.

    Activate Empathy and Join the Movement to Teach What Matters

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    Empathy: em·pa·thy [em-puh-thee]

    The solution to the latest bullying headlines? Forget legislation: It's time to Start Empathy.

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    Earlier this week, reports surfaced about an 11-year-old boy with autism, who was beaten up by a fellow student while waiting at the bus stop. The event was filmed on a student’s cell phone, as his peers egged on his attacker, and subsequently uploaded to Facebook. 

    When It Comes to Bullying, Empathy Succeeds Where Zero Tolerance Fails

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    Many schools continue to address bullying with swift and severe punishment.

    6 Insights Into Creating a School Culture of Empathy

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    A convening of five schools in 2012 yielded these tips on cultivating empathy in your school.

    Sympathy: Simply Ineffective or Actually Harmful?

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    Editor's Note: Ashoka imagines a world where education is truly transformational, where every child has mastered empathy—and would like to work