Makers of More: Your Idea, Your Community, Your Action

Arthur Guinness Projects and Ashoka Changemakers have partnered to launch Makers of More: Your Idea, Your Community, Your Action – an initiative that seeks to find people whose innovative ideas and inspirational work go beyond the ordinary to help unlock their community’s potential.

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.

Ashoka is pleased to take part in Whole Education's 5th Annual Conference

This 5th Annual Conference by Ashoka partner Whole Education, "An Education worth having", provides an opportunity for schools and education leaders to learn new practices.

Fellow of the Month

We're proud to present Ruth Ibegbuna, founder of the RECLAIM Project, 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 on Thu, December 11, 2014
Hundreds of millions of the world’s citizens today lack opportunities to join the financial services mainstream. Meanwhile, global financial institutions are missing out on a corresponding number of opportunities to refresh and grow their customer base, create prolific new...
Submitted by Pauline on Thu, December 4, 2014
Ruth is the inspiring founder of RECLAIM, tackling the UK's low rates of social mobility. RECLAIM is building a new generation of working-class leaders with the mission of "being seen, being heard and leading change."  For more information on Ruth and her work,...
Submitted by Pauline on Fri, November 28, 2014
Ashoka is creating a global network of schools, who are re-imagining learning for the 21st century. The first five Ashoka Changemaker Schools in the UK were elected earlier this year. One of the new game changers elected by Ashoka UK is Matthew Moss High School in Rochdale...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, November 12, 2014
Four weeks ago, without any ceremony, Enabling Enterprise started working with our 100,000th student. It was unceremonious because we had been too busy to notice.   Five years ago though, such a moment would have seemed wildly far-fetched. We were a group of...

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Submitted on Wed, December 3, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/14 The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of fellow Ibrahim Sobham. His visionary concept of “putting young people in charge” became a model in later years for the Youth Venture idea and Ashoka’s current work...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/01/14 With the events in Ferguson, MO dominating the news and the national conversation, it's easy to feel powerless, and cynical. But let's remember that in communities like Ferguson -- and similar ones all across the U.S. -- there...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/24/14 Jose Salcedo was one of the winners of Youth Venture and MTV Tr3s Agents of Change Campaign back in 2010. The campaign spotlighted the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the US including immigration, education, financial...

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