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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.
July 3, 2014
Forum for Social Innovation Sweden (Mötesplats Social Innovation)
During the period February 2014 a total of 1005 men and women, ages 18-74 responded to an online survey in Sweden about social entrepreneurship that was conducted by the public opinion and market research firm YouGov on behalf of Ashoka Scandinavia. Half of the respondents...
June 30, 2014
Changemakers.com
The European Competition "Social & Business Co-Creation: collaboration for impact" Announce and Award Winners at the 5th Zermatt Summit held in Switzerland. Ashoka, Zermatt Summit Foundation, Fondation Guilé, DPD and Boehringer Ingelheim award 5 innovative and...
June 30, 2014
Changemakers.com
Awards in partnership with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and in collaboration with Ashoka offer young entrepreneurs over €200,000 in financial and mentoring support.Building on the success of the 2013 Awards, Unilever is once again inviting young people...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, August 15, 2014
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...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, June 30, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/30/14 People take time out and recruit themselves to accomplish extraordinary things. Around the world, 3,000 leading social entrepreneurs ("Ashoka Fellows") have taken this leap into the unknown, driven by a new idea that they know...

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