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B&J and Ashoka are on the hunt for 11 social entrepreneurs who share our core values and want to make a difference! Prizes include €10k and being featuerd on your very own tub of Ben & Jerry's!

Activating Empathy: A roadmap to to changemaker classrooms!

Check out this free online course developed by Ashoka's great network of Changemaker Schools and learn how to teach Empathy! (picture: The Center for Inspired Teaching)

Volunteering opportunity at Ashoka UK for the Makers of More Summit!

Come and join us at the Makers of More Summit on the 16th of October 2014. The event will feature amazing social entrepreneurs from around the world.

Fellow of the Month

We're proud to present Andrea Coleman, founder of Riders for Health, as our latest Fellow of the Month.

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Great social entrepreneurs and thought leaders share their journey and their vision for the future
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, September 17, 2014
How often are you star-struck? The people that leave me star-struck are not the conventional answer to this question, but they shake my excitement more than the handsome actor or actress that you might think of. Whenever I meet an Ashoka Fellow, I feel the carpet being...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Tue, September 16, 2014
Volunteering Opportunity at Ashoka UK for the Makers of More Summit 2014 on Thursday 16th October Time commitment: 1 half day, 1 full day – 15th and 16th October Location: Thursday 16th October 4.30pm - 10pm, Oval Space, London East End Volunteer position – expenses...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, August 27, 2014
No matter what country or field in which they work, the world’s leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows), have one commonality: a key experience in their youth years helped them develop an unshakable sense of agency and empathy. Many of these experiences were crafted...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, August 27, 2014
A week from now children around the UK will be going back to school. But is the current education system providing them with the right skill set for tomorrow's challenges? The world is changing faster than ever before. Institutions are flat, open, and highly networked. In...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/18/14 Join a community of innovators making the most of information and communication technologies to create social impact and change the world!How do YOU use ICT to create social impact?"ICT for the sake of ICT is a waste of precious...
Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 09/16/14 Young people everywhere crave having a purpose in our rapidly changing world. This has serious social, economic, and political implications for the sub-Saharan Africa region because it is on track to have the largest...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/10/14 Editor's Note: Below is a Q&A with Timothy J. McClimon is president of the American Express Foundation and vice president for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express. Read more about the Ashoka...

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