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Help us find our next Ashoka Fellows!

If you know of leading Social Entrepreneurs in Sweden, Norway and Denmark who are addressing pressing social challenges, suggest (nominate) them to Ashoka Scandinavia for an Ashoka Fellowship.

Launching Changemaker Schools

Young Changemaker Camp 2014

This February Ashoka Scandinavia gathered 14 young social entrepreneurs from Sweden, Norway and Denmark at Ekskäret Island for a 3-day Young Changemaker Camp.

Meet Ashoka Scandinavia's Newest Ashoka Fellow!

Admir Lukacevic, founder of Sports Without Borders (IUG) is our newest Ashoka Fellow in Sweden. IUG inspires young people to see possibilities in life and believe in their potential to achieve their dreams.
October 14, 2014
Ashoka, världens största organisation för samhällsförändring, introducerar ett globalt nätverk av innovativa skolor i Skandinavien och Röselidsskolan Gråbo, i Lerums kommun, är den första skolan att bli invald. Efter en rigorös urvalsprocess har Röselidsskolan utsetts till...
October 14, 2014
Lerums Tidning
GRÅBO: Efter en noggrann urvalsprocess har Röselidsskolan i Gråbo blivit först i Skandinavien att bli invald i Ashokas globala nätverk för innovativa skolor. – Det känns väldigt hedrande, säger Lennart Nilsson, rektor på Röselidsskolan.  I somras fick han och kollegan...
September 1, 2014
Ben & Jerry’s and Ashoka search for the WORLD’s best business minds…
Returning bigger and chunkier than ever before, Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core competition, run in partnership with Ashoka, is set to go global! Join Our Core will be digging out the globe’s top socially conscious entrepreneurs; offering eleven winners across Europe &...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 24, 2014
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...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, November 6, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/06/14 Today is the day. After seven months, 632 entries from 63 countries, and the selection of 305 Pacesetters and 30 Pioneers, we are proud to announce the 10 Champions in the Re-imagine Learning Challenge. These 10 Champions were...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, October 16, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is:how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book,...

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