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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.
December 16, 2014
Verdensledende nettverk for sosialt entreprenørskap kommer til Norge   Ashoka, verdens eldste og største globale nettverk for sosiale entreprenører, lanseres nå i Norge. Ashoka har siden 1981 valgt ut og støttet 3000 av verdens ledende sosiale entreprenører i over 80...
December 10, 2014
  På Nobeldagen den 10 december tar Malala Yousafzai och Kailash Satyarthi emot Nobels Fredspris i Oslos Rådhus och visar därmed världssamfundet att det lönar sig att kämpa för det man tror på. Båda årets vinnare är kopplade till organisationen Ashoka, världens största...
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...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight 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 Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, December 1, 2014
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 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...

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