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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, October 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/23/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by Daniel Canning.  Daniel Canning is Vice President, U.S. Money Transfer at Western Union Financial Services.  In 2011 he traveled to India to work with...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, October 22, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/22/13 Thalita Guimarães, Senior Product Manager with Boehringer Ingelheim Brazil, was selected to participate in Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program and spent 6 months working with MyMind in Ireland....
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, October 21, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/21/13 Declan Daly is Vice President Europe, Network Agents at Western Union Financial Services based in Vienna, Austria.  In 2012 he went to Nicaragua through Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/03/13 "It is time to rediscover the financial industry's history of using social innovation to help people improve their lives", argue authors Noel Gordon, Ashoka Support Network, former head of banking at...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, September 18, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/18/13     Editor's Note: This post was written by Diana Fernholz (@Diana_Fernholz), who works with Ashoka. What worries you?  This is the question that Ashoka Fellow Dina Buchbinder of Mexico...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/17/13   Mike a serial social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, and Harvard MBA who has previously created successful internet-based companies in telecoms and finance as well as online education, has had the...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/16/13   This is the time where the number of connections across the globe and the amount of change is increasing. More and more we see global discontentment rise over how public and private sectors are...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/28/13 In an increasingly fast-paced world, many of us are looking to learn the skills of the future. Increasingly, we are called to step into entrepreneural roles to help create better realities. Ashoka's Youth...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, August 26, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/26/13 The global Ashoka community mourns the loss of pioneer, a social entrepreneur and Fellow Charles Julius Banda (Malawi, 2013) who passed away from complications of liver cancer and kidney illness on the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, August 9, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/09/13 Editor's Note: This post was written by David Nahmias, and originally appeared on Forbes.  On this blog, we seldom wade into the mire of politics. Social entrepreneurship is not a partisan issue. But...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, August 9, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/09/13 Editor's Note: This post was written by Smita Satiani, Project Manager at Ashoka Changemakers, and originally appeared on Forbes.  The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a convergence...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, August 9, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/09/13 Editor's Note: This post was written by John Converse Townsend, and originally appeared on Forbes.  Molly Barker is a yogi, a four-time Ironman triathlete (!), an author, and a recovering alcoholic....
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/09/13 Editor's Note: This article was written by David Nahmias and originally appeared on Forbes.  For years, Americans varying from former President George W. Bush to actress Eva Longoria...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, August 8, 2013
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/08/13 Editor's Note: This post was written by Ashoka Fellows Salomón Raydán and Jean Claude Rodriguez Ferrera, and originally appeared on Forbes.  Big news: Three Ashoka Fellows have created...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/08/13 Editor's Note: This post was written by Paul Glader - a journalist, professor and entrepreneur - and originally appeared on Forbes. BONN, Germany – With the federal election season in...