Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi on this recognition of your powerful work on the child labor movement and Malala Yousafzai for your efforts championing equal rights to education for girls.

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Ashoka Fellow Al Harris receives Skoll Award 2015!

Al Harris, Ashoka Fellow and founder of Blue Ventures, was just awarded the 2015 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship!

Fellow of the Month

We're proud to present Mike Sani, co-founder of Bite the Ballot, as our latest Fellow of the Month.

Meet Ashoka UK's latest Fellows

In 2014, Ashoka UK elected six new Fellows, inspiring social entrepreneurs from around the UK changing the system we live in for the better.
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Mon, April 13, 2015
Despite at least one billion people around the world relying directly on fish as their main source of protein, oceans are facing unprecedented challenges.   Back in 2007, a report issued by the United Nations Environment Programme warned of the...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Fri, April 10, 2015
Bite the Ballot (BTB) is a national movement on a mission to empower young voters. Launched just four years ago, it’s going from strength to strength. Here’s their story… Three weeks before the General Election in 2010, I was one of two business studies teachers at...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Thu, April 9, 2015
Food poverty in the UK has increased by more than 160 per cent in the past year, according to some estimates. Yet, 98 per cent of edible surplus food is thrown away by grocers and retailers. “In the UK, an estimated 20 million tonnes of food is wasted each year across...
Submitted by PaulineVerhaeghe on Wed, April 1, 2015
  “I told them that it was unsustainable, that something had to change. Six months later, the school burnt down to the ground.” Stories of change often begin with something radical, but Lennart Nilsson’s experience took ‘starting from scratch’ to a whole new level. By...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/26/15 Editor’s Note: This article was written by Felix Oldenburg (@foldenburg), Director of Ashoka Europe and Germany after the Changemaker Alliance event held in Berlin to welcome 5 new Fellows.Earlier this month 500 changemakers came...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/13/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Brittany Koteles of AshokaUS and Sachin Malhan of Ashoka Changemakers who will take part in two SXSW sessions To Hell With Good Intentions, Part I and Part II. on...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/11/15 The Istanbul Social Innovation Summit hosted by Ashoka Turkey and BMW Foundation provided social entrepreneurs, impact investors, leaders from civil society organization and corporate executives from both Turkey and abroad with a...

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