Ashoka India Blog

Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, December 23, 2015
Improving the health of people is in the midst of a massive transformation. The necessity of a shift in emphasis from purely illness therapies to preventive care is now accepted. Less understood is how to take the next huge step to person-centered,...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, December 16, 2015
Ashoka India is happy to announce that after a successful round of nominations and preliminary selection, a diverse and rich group of young social entrepreneurs from across India have been invited to come to Bangalore and pitch their ideas before...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, December 16, 2015
Ashoka India along with St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore and Deccan Herald presents Changemaker Week 2016—the first of its kind Youth Social Entrepreneurship College Festival in India. From 11-13 January 2016, the Master’s Department of...
Ashoka India is excited to announce the Youth Venture panel to select Youth Venturers all over India. The idea is very simple: If you are between 12 and 24 years old, and have started any initiative which has a social impact, nominate yourself...
Submitted by M-R on Mon, November 16, 2015
BANGALORE, Nov. 16, 2015 – Ashoka: Innovators for the Public today announces the selection of five new Fellows in India. Ranging from education to health to the environment, these social entrepreneurs have pioneered game-changing and scalable...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Thu, August 13, 2015
Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally recognized leader and speaker on the development of creativity, innovation and human resources in education and in business. His TED talks – one of which is the most viewed in TED’s history - have been viewed...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Tue, August 4, 2015
 The Ashoka Venture Team will be working together with a group of early stage social entrepreneurs to think through visions, strategy, impact measurement, amongst other things – at a co-workshop.  We will be using the tool developed...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Mon, August 3, 2015
BANGALORE, July 30, 2015 – Ashoka: Innovators for the Public today announces the selection of 12 Fellows in India. Ranging from education to health to the environment, these social entrepreneurs have pioneered game-changing and scalable innovations...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, July 29, 2015
This article was written by Vishnu Swaminathan, South Asia Representative, Leadership Group Member. It originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Indian Management.Social  entrepreneurship  has  come  of age. From the...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, July 29, 2015
 BANGALORE, July 29, 2015 – Ashoka Fellow ANSHU GUPTA today was announced as one of five awardees of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. Gupta was elected to the global Ashoka Fellowship in 2004 for his game-changing work in founding GOONJ....