Ashoka India Blog

Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Fri, February 8, 2013
In September 2012, I was selected as one of Ashoka's Lead ChangeMakers from Bangalore. Personally, I have come a long way from being a speaker at Ashoka Green Plan IT in 2011 to being recognised as a Changemaker. This time the mandate was very...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, November 27, 2012
 Where does the future of agriculture in India lie? To find out, join us on #RIFtalks at @AshokaIndia to talk to Ashoka Fellow, Vijay Pratap Singh, Founder of Ekgaon Technologies. Learn how the latest agri-technologies and innovations are...
Submitted by Meera Vijayann on Tue, November 27, 2012
Education is a labor-intensive activity that depends on well-implemented capacity building policies. Trainers, teachers and students are the conduits of the process. Hence, people management plays a pivotal role in ensuring the success of endeavors...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Fri, September 7, 2012
Ashoka Innovators for the Public in partnership with TUVRheinland announces a Creative Identity competition!CONTEXTGLOBAL: Over one billion people-32% of the global urban population-live in slums in developing countries and are shut out of the...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Mon, September 3, 2012
Ashoka is pleased to announce that it has chosen two young social entrepreneurs as India’s first Lead Changemakers (LCMs): Kuldeep Dantewadia - founder of Reap Benefit, and Arundhuti Gupta – founder of Mentor Together.  Ashoka, in association...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Fri, August 17, 2012
There are some exciting new developments in Ashoka India’s work with youth.  Perhaps most notably is the development of an alliance with SAP and Ashoka Lead Changemakers in a way that sees multi-directional mentoring take place with corporate...
Social entrepreneurs are not ones to get burned at the stake. These unique individuals can sense problems approaching from a mile away, so they observe and adapt to their countries’ situations to make change happen anyway. In our increasingly...
Innovations have often been sparked off by simple, incremental strokes of change. Have you invented a product that fulfills or solves the need of the masses? Then, you too are invited to break some rules, free your mind and think out of the box! In...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, May 10, 2012
'Calling All Young Social Entrepreneurs!'Ashoka is happy to announce that we are accepting applications for Youth Changemaker City, a program that supports young social entrepreneurs.  We are looking for people to be the Lead Changemakers (LCMs...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, April 26, 2012
In the last few months, we have been closely watching the health space  in India. In our attempt to stay abreast with new innovations in healthcare, we have been mapping the sector for individuals, ideas and  initiatives that are...