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Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi and child rights activist Malala Yousafzai win the Nobel Peace Prize

Innovation in Health

Ashoka and IPIHD discuss the scope for sparking innovation in the health sector for impact.
 From L-R - Kousalya Periasamy, Seema Prakash and Dr. Sailakshmi BalijepalliOn International Women’s Day (March 8, 2015), the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee awarded 3 our Fellows - Seema Prakash, Kousalya Periasamy and Dr. Sailakshmi Balijepalli with the...
Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Tue, March 10, 2015
Last month, we hosted our annual Induction event in New Delhi to officially welcome and celebrate our latest cohort of 14 game-changing Fellows into our global Ashoka network. From creating volunteer networks that can help address India’s digital divide to launching an...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, February 10, 2015
For over three decades, Ashoka has been steering change by selecting social leaders who have large-scale solutions. Within ten years of election, 93 percent of Ashoka Fellows’ original ideas have been replicated by other organizations. But this isn’t the only reason why we’...

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To most of us, the idea may seem utopian; anyone living in Bangalore can talk at great length about the lack of space in the city.
Ashoka Community Insight: The article talks about the work of two Ashoka Fellows - Kuldeep Dantewadia and Shubendu Sharma and their innovations that are helping fix Bangalore's green crisis.

To turn this story around, Design for Change was born out of the conviction that children are not helpless.
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellow Kiran Bir Sethi talks about the importance of teaching children that they can change the world and how her global movement Design for Change is working towards achieving this.

Is it possible to have both in a digital age? Yes, argues Sunil Abraham.
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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, March 26, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/26/15 Editor’s Note: This article was written by Felix Oldenburg (@foldenburg), Director of Ashoka Europe and Germany after the Changemaker Alliance event held in Berlin to welcome 5 new Fellows.Earlier this...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, March 13, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/13/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Brittany Koteles of AshokaUS and Sachin Malhan of Ashoka Changemakers who will take part in two SXSW sessions To Hell With Good Intentions, Part I ...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, March 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/11/15 The Istanbul Social Innovation Summit hosted by Ashoka Turkey and BMW Foundation provided social entrepreneurs, impact investors, leaders from civil society organization and corporate executives from both...

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