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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is:how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "A Path Appears," by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn  is about making a difference here and abroad. According to its publisher it is  a  sweeping tapestry of people who are using research, evidence-based...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/10/14 Ashoka is honored to announce the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday, October 10, 2014 to Ashoka fellow Kailash Satyarthi from India and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai a passionate advocate for education.The Norwegian Nobel...

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Fatima “Girlie” Garcia-Lorenzo is the very first Ashoka Fellow from the Philippines. She is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Kythe, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the quality of life among children who have cancer and other chronic illness. “Being an...
Submitted by on Tue, October 14, 2014
The past 2 years have flown by so quickly.  We thought it would be good to share with you a quick look back at Ashoka’s work and the community we have started to build in the Philippines. 2007-2008: EARLY BEGINNINGS Through its partnership with the Ateneo School of...
Innovation is fostered by information gathered from new connections; from insights gained by journeys into other disciplines or places; from active, collegial networks and fluid, open boundaries. Innovation arises from ongoing circles of exchange, where information is not...

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