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Submitted by on Wed, July 28, 2010
  Priya Parker has worked in India, Africa and the US on peace-building and social-innovation. Read all of Priya's blog posts here. In my last blog post I wrote about the Afghan peace jirga held in June.  One idea that was put forth in...
This post first appeared on the Global Health Ideas blog. It has been cross-posted with their permission. *** This is a guest post by Preethi Sundararaman, summer associate working with the FEC Healthcare for All team at Ashoka. It is a known fact...
Submitted by on Thu, July 22, 2010
  Thanks to onlinedegrees.net for listing Ashoka Peace as one of the "50 Best Blogs for Following Human Rights News". See the full list here. It will show you "not only how you can help protect under-served or persecuted communities,...
On this week's episode of the AshokaTECH Podcast host Alex Budak interviews Marc Maxson, the Manager of Performance Analytics, for Global Giving.  The two of them discuss the work Marc has been doing with encouraging storytelling in Kenya and...
From a press release dated March 31, 2010: MOVIRTU COLLABORATES WITH FROG DESIGN ON USER INTERFACE INNOVATION Global innovation firm frog design will assist Movirtu to ensure quick navigation and ease of use of their MX series of products for a...
Submitted by on Thu, May 20, 2010
Let’s face it: Africa is on the downward slope to perdition as far as technology is concerned. Many people who are not directly confronted with this reality on the continent are usually lured into a false sense that things are looking up because of...