Ashoka India Blog

Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Fri, April 13, 2012
Ashoka India is delighted to welcome Vandana Gopikumar into the Ashoka Fellowship. When a 22 year old Vandana set up a shelter for homeless mentally ill women, more than 18 years ago, to provide care and basic treatment, she was struck by the...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Thu, April 12, 2012
Ashoka India along with The Centre for Internet and Society is pleased to host Ashoka Fellow Vasant Gangavane on April 16, 2012 at the Ashoka office premises. Vasant Gangavane will be giving a talk on the Konkan Corridor Project. The lecture will...
Ashoka Changemakers organized Twitter based #SocEntChat about ‘Activating Empathy’ for the Asian audience on 20th March 2012. This online discussion was part of Ashoka Changemakers latest collaborative competition titled Activating Empathy:...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Tue, April 3, 2012
Ashoka Changemakers hosted a 12-hour Twitter-based social entrepreneurship summit using the hashtags #SocEntSummit and #ChangemakeHERS, on March 06, 2012, as a curtain raiser to International Women’s Day. The #SocEntSummit is part of Ashoka...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Mon, April 2, 2012
Ashoka Changemakers is proud to announce its partnership with Sankalp Forum that will bring its community from South Asia preferred access to the annual Sankalp Summit, along with exclusive Investor-Entrepreneur Clinic and a Mentoring Pitstop,...
As a curtain raiser to International Women’s Day on March 08, 2012, Ashoka Changemakers is hosting a ­­­­Twitter-based #SocEntSummit titled #ChangemakeHERS, on March 06, 2012 between 12 noon to 12 midnight IST /1:30am to 1:30pm EST. Save the date...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Mon, March 5, 2012
March 6 at 12:15 P.M. Join @AshokaIndia on Twitter for a #SocEntSummit chat titled 'Women as Change Leaders.' Ashoka Changemakers will celebrate International Women’s Day this year on Twitter. @Changemakers will host its first #SocEntSummit titled...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Fri, March 2, 2012
This article originally appeared in The Guardian, as part of a series of blogs exploring social innovation. Felix Oldenburg writes that true social solutions should breed co-creators rather than dependants.There are few companies that can...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Tue, February 28, 2012
As part of the East Africa Impact Series, Ashoka India(@AshokaIndia) and Ashoka East Africa(AshokaEA) hosted a two-hour #SocEntImpact Twitter chat on February 16, 2012 that began at 1:00 PM (IST). We invited the following Ashoka Fellows from the 2...
Submitted by Sathy Joseph on Tue, February 21, 2012
Ashoka India is proud to welcome three outstanding social entrepreneurs into the Fellowship:Dr Prasanta Tripathi Prasanta is the first Fellow we've elected from Jharkhand. He is a trained medical doctor who believes strongly that matters of...