Malika: Co-leading sanitation initiatives from North Carolina, US to West Bengal, India
When visiting the villages her parents grew up in, Malika was struck by the spread of disease and poor sanitation in the community.
This rural Maharashtra school set up a canteen to serve healthy snacks to prevent children from eating junk food
Run by students from Classes VIII, IX and X, the canteen serves healthy eats made by the kids too
Chethan Gowda: Decreasing Blood Shortages in a Populous Country
Struck by the absurdity of dying from a blood shortage in a country of 1.2B people, Chethan, then 16, began connecting people around one of life's essential liquids.
LÍDERES ASN: GUILLERMO LAJE
Guillermo es un empresario con diversas inversiones en el sector agropecuario y agroindustrial. Previamente ha tenido una larga carrera en el sector bancario como Director y CEO del Banco Comafi, Chairman y CEO de First Data Southamerica, Gerente General de Argencard y Director de Banca de Personas...
Simon Stumpf on early changemaking: "In the world today, we will all be called upon to lead at some point"
Simon Stumpf, Director of Ashoka’s Fellow selection program in the U.S., shares how he seized his own opportunity to lead as pre-teen when family circumstances demanded and how he didn’t stop there. As a parent today facing a world of great change and challenges, he shares his thoughts on what it...
Globalizer on Health and Lighting in Netherlands- "Innovating for Sustainable Communities"
What is the Globalizer? Ashoka and the Philips Foundation collaborated to scale the impact of social entrepreneurs by “Innovating for Sustainable Communities”. Together they launched a 6-month accelerator program: The Globalizer on Health and Lighting, which focused on helping 12 leading social...
The Future of Periods: Sakshi's Changemaker Journey
How one teenager is changing her world by protecting the health of women and the planet.
Personal wellbeing and mental heath of young people
Inspirational online conversation with Ashoka Fellow Ingrid De Jonghe & Nicolas Janssen (ASN) The Covid-19 pandemic has created a new reality. It challenges us on many levels. For young people, it has also brought new inequalities, stress and anxiety... During the last months, the number of...
From Feeling to Doing: Overcoming the Bystander Effect
Over the last few weeks, there’s been a flood of commentary, outrage, and too-little-too-late actions over the sexual abuse scandals at Penn State, and the charges issued against former Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky. What each successive firing has proved is that the physical acts themselves are...