Bring on Banking on Youth!
Social change isn’t rocket science; it’s just a matter of gumption and drive. Policy-makers, think-tanks, and academics aren’t the only ones with the power and ideas to change the world. Changemaking can belong to all of us. And nowhere is this dynamic potential more evident than among the emerging...
Watch: Four Young Entrepreneurs with "Three Minutes to Change the World"
Kids these days—they're doing big things, like turning favorite pasttimes into viable solutions to pressing social issues. Take for example the four winners of the 5th Annual Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition: Karthik Naralasetty, 22, has realized he can harness Facebook to connect blood...
The Happiness Project: Apoorvi's Changemaker Journey
Inspired by her sister’s struggle with mental health, Apoorvi is on a mission to normalize student wellbeing in government schools across India.
Disha: Championing women’s financial liberation and security in India
Disha’s team equips women of all ages with the mindset and skillset to achieve financial independence, challenging the gendered nature of savings and investing.
Leading agricultural innovation in Odisha: Naisargik's Changemaker Journey
With his changemaking power, Naisargik is determined to counteract environmental pollution and curb the risk of cancer with agricultural innovation and community outreach.
Sympathy: Simply Ineffective or Actually Harmful?
Editor's Note: Ashoka imagines a world where education is truly transformational, where every child has mastered empathy—and would like to work with you to help build it. Join us on StartEmpathy.org, our new digital home for all things empathy, where you can learn why empathy matters, pick up...