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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...
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Thu, August 21, 2014
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Thu, August 7, 2014
The GlobalizerX on Employment is part of “THIS WORKS” - an initiative launched by Ashoka with the support of the Robert Bosch Stiftung to support the scale and replication of proven solutions and ideas for employment in Southern Europe. GlobalizerX was launched in...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/14 Editor’s Note: Names of children in this article have been changed for children’s privacy. ...and a new tool that will help you build and practice it! Gloria Perez smiled as she closed down the snack-stand after a busy day. The...
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Submitted by: John Converse Townsend on 08/15/14 We have to change the way the next generation of children learn, think and interact with people and the environment (both built and natural). “This world requires a new paradigm for growing up and therefore also for...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/17/14 Editor's Note: This article was written by Daniel Schiff who works with the Ashoka Support Network Team at Ashoka. It would be impossible to solve the world’s most difficult problems without collaboration and co-creation among...

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