Ashoka Around the World

Submitted on Mon, December 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/23/13 The Board of Directors, Fellows and staff of Ashoka deeply mourn the loss of Greg Dees, founding faculty Director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship Education (CASE) at...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/19/13   Changing society for the better suddenly seemed like an achievable dream in Karaköy, a trendy neighborhood on the Bosporus shore across the historic peninsula of Istanbul, which was buzzing with...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/07/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Charlotte Hastings, a member of the Health for All team at Ashoka. The annual mHealth summit in Washington, DC took place in December, Ashoka’s Health for All...
Submitted on Tue, December 3, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/13 We urgently need a new generation equipped with the skills to lead in a world defined by change. A world of rapid change is a complex landscape to navigate. In the past, we had hierarchies in our societies...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/13 Editor's Note: Thie post was written by Kathleen Jenkins, Content Editor and Producer with AshokaUS and originally appeared on Forbes. When I read Virgin Group founder Richard Branson’s recent...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/31/13     "We all know that we are at a transition moment. We all sense that. Basically, we are moving from a world that was defined by seeking efficiency and repitition. Now, we are in a world that...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/30/13 This year Ashoka Turkey elected 92 year old Hayrettin Karaca as a senior fellow for his work leading the Turkish environmental movement. Here is a glimpse at some of the wisdom Hayrettin shares in the...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/30/13 “At various pivotal moments in history, a small group of people see where the world is heading. They help everyone else to see it, urging them to develop a new framework of perceiving, thinking and leading...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/25/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Kiran Shetty. Kiran Shetty is the Regional Vice President & Managing Director, India for Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and an active member of...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/24/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Mukti Bosco. Ashoka Fellow Mukteshwari “Mukti” Bosco is the Co-Founder and Secretary General of Healing Fields Foundation (HFF) in India. Healing Fields...
Submitted on Wed, October 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/23/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Daniel Canning.  Daniel Canning is Vice President, U.S. Money Transfer at Western Union Financial Services.  In 2011 he traveled to India to work with...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/22/13 Thalita Guimarães, Senior Product Manager with Boehringer Ingelheim Brazil, was selected to participate in Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program and spent 6 months working with MyMind in Ireland....
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/21/13 Declan Daly is Vice President Europe, Network Agents at Western Union Financial Services based in Vienna, Austria.  In 2012 he went to Nicaragua through Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/03/13 "It is time to rediscover the financial industry's history of using social innovation to help people improve their lives", argue authors Noel Gordon, Ashoka Support Network, former head of banking at...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/18/13     Editor's Note: This post was written by Diana Fernholz (@Diana_Fernholz), who works with Ashoka. What worries you?  This is the question that Ashoka Fellow Dina Buchbinder of Mexico...