February Youth Conclave 2017

Fellow Induction - 2017

Read our press release and introductions to the fellows who are part of the Ashoka Fellow Induction 2016, using the link below:

Ashoka Fellow Bezwada Wilson wins Magsaysay Award

Bezwada Wilson was elected to the global Ashoka Fellowship in 2009 for his work on leading a nation-wide movement to abolish the dehumanizing and exclusionary practice of manual scavenging across India.

Call for applications for new Youth Venturers!

Ashoka India: Innovators for the Public is recruiting our third cohort of Youth Venturers.

President Pranab Mukherjee Congratulates 17 Ashoka Fellows

On the occasion of the selection of 17 new Ashoka Fellows, the President met the delegation led by Ashoka Fellow and Magsaysay Award Winner 2015 Anshu Gupta in the capital.
Submitted by Jayalakshmi Jayanth on Tue, March 7, 2017
 Social innovation and entrepreneurship hogs the limelight at a conclave The two-day “Changemaker Youth Conclave”, which concluded here on Saturday highlighted how problem-solving youth can be game-changers by creatively and solving social problems through empathy-...
Submitted by Jayalakshmi Jayanth on Fri, January 13, 2017
February 6-10, 2017Ashoka South Asia announces the Induction of 14 new social entrepreneurs to its South Asia Fellowship. Along with 12 Fellows in India, Ashoka is going to induct one Fellow in Nepal and Sri Lanka each. Ashoka’s new Fellows come from various geographies and...
Submitted by Jayalakshmi Jayanth on Thu, January 5, 2017
 The United Nations Young Changemakers Conclave is a platform to engage with eminent leaders from the field of Business, Politics, Media, Education & Social Cause. The theme for 2017s dialogue explores the role of Business, Government and Social Entrepreneurs in...

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Submitted by Prollins on Tue, July 12, 2016
With innumerable high-quality education conferences to attend throughout the year, one needs to be deliberate in selecting conferences and creating expected outcomes from each conference.  When I was invited to speak about the big scalable projects I've initiated at...
Submitted by Prollins on Mon, June 6, 2016
Being the parent of a norm-pushing, boundary-crossing, free-spirited child who is on a mission to save the world-or at least the world as they see it -can often feel like a tricky adventure. Tag this with trying to figure out how to nurture their inner wildling in a way...
Submitted by Prollins on Wed, May 18, 2016
“Didi, didi, aap phirse kab aaoge ?” said Reena, her eyes giving out a magical sparkle. “Jab bhi aap bulaoge!” we said. Amidst Archimedes Principle and co-ordinate geometry, a leadership workshop came by the way of 9th grade girls of R. N Podar School. It was not a typical...

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The NextWomen Social Entrepreneurship ThemeIn India, there is no shortage of talented female social entrepreneurs.
One afternoon last month, Dr Devi Shetty, who usually speaks to journalists as a philosopher would to an acolyte, sat in his gleaming office in the Narayana Health (NH) campus looking rather...
Peace is not just absence of violence, but also justice, security and sanitation, Sulabh International founder and social worker Bindeshwar Pathak said here today.

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