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What do Robin Chase, Richard Branson, Maya Penn, Aaron Hurst, Tonya Surman and over 80 percent of Ashoka’s top social entrepreneur Fellows have in common?

Youth Venture Activates Refugee Youth-Led Hubs of Storytelling

Imagine a world where every young person has the skills to succeed as a changemaker...

Join us in making this vision a reality. #StartEmpathy #ThinkitUp

Teaching “the New Literacy”

Something transformative is happening in our schools. Changemaking and empathy are fast taking their places alongside reading and math as core competencies students need for success in life.

Henry F. De Sio, Jr., Addresses International Symposium

Henry F. De Sio, Jr., Addresses International Symposium on "Why Empathy Is As Important as Reading and Math"
Submitted by Stephen Outlaw on Fri, April 29, 2016
Editor's Note: This post was submitted by Bob Spoer - Chief Entrepreneur for People/Search/Partnerships at Ashoka.What do Robin Chase, Richard Branson, Maya Penn, Aaron Hurst, Tonya Surman and over 80 percent of Ashoka’s top social entrepreneur Fellows have in common?They started a purpose-...
"Back in Syria, I did not know I was a changemaker. Now in Zaatari of all places, I feel I am a changemaker,"  said a young Syrian who participated in Ashoka’s Youth Venture’s #MeWeSyria program. These are not mere words. These words are a measure of success that speaks to young refugees’...
Submitted by Stephen Outlaw on Wed, February 24, 2016
The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of Fellow Narong Patibatsarakich. His  remarkable and inspiring story combined with a powerful and gentle spirit drove him to change the world not only for himself but for other people with disabilities. His life is a true testament to the...

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