Candice Lys Elected Affiliate in Canada

Candice, co-founder of FOXY, brings sexual health education to a new level to empower Indigeneous and Northern girls to become leaders in their communities

It's Finally Here!

Ashoka Canada's 2013-2014 Annual Report hits the internet.

Meet Ashoka Canada's New Storytellers-in-Residence

#ChangemakerWeek from Coast-to-Coast

Ashoka Canada is ready for an excited week! From May 26th to May 30th, follow our change maker adventures across Canada at C2U Expo, C2Mtl, ReSchool and Timeraiser Toronto!

New Interns on board for the summer!

Priyanka and Marie are joining Ashoka Canada for the summer to help us rock social entrepreneurship!
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Mon, July 20, 2015
Say hello to Zoe Bernicchia-Freeman and Alex Tran, our two interns that have joined Marie and Priyanka on the Ashoka Canada team! Zoe was born and raised in Toronto and is going into grade 11 this fall at Northern Secondary School. As a volunteer since the age of 12, Zoe...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Thu, July 9, 2015
Two weeks ago, 20 emerging innovators from across Canada came together for the 2015 American Express Emerging Innovators Boot Camp in Toronto. Powered by American Express and in partnership with Ashoka, the Boot Camps were launched in 2012 as part of the American Express...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Tue, July 7, 2015
On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015, one of our very own Ashoka Fellows Johann Olav Koss received an honorary appointment to the Order of Canada. As Founder, President, and CEO of the organization Right To Play, Johann was awarded this distinction for his work in childhood...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Tue, June 23, 2015
One week ago, our three Interns were given the opportunity to attend the Jacqueline Novogratz: Investing for Impact in the Global South event taking place at the Shopify office in downtown Toronto. The event focused on Acumen’s recent work in the renewable energy sector and...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/28/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Avery Pagán and Dan Schiff who are part of the Ashoka Support Network team. The success of the Ashoka Support Network (ASN) hinges on the idea that active philanthropy must include...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, July 15, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/15/15 This article originally appeared on www.changemakers.com/futureforward on June 15Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a lost generation. Every day in South Africa, 4 million youths...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, July 14, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/14/15 This article originally appeared on AshokaU on July 7 2015. It was written by Mariana Kim. Marina co-founded and leads Ashoka U, working with campuses to embed social innovation as an educational focus and core value of the...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, July 9, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/09/15 From one day to the next, our environments are changing and our global community is struggling to keep up with the high-rate of change. More than ever, today, the world needs changemakers and social entrepreneurs who are dedicated...

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December 9, 2014
TORONTO, ON (December 9, 2014) — Dr. Aled Edwards, co-founder and CEO of Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC), has been elected a Senior Ashoka Fellow.  The announcement was made by Ashoka Canada, which is part of a global network striving to shape a world that...
September 4, 2013
TORONTO (September 4th, 2013) – Ashoka Canada is excited to announce the election of Paul Born of Tamarack Institute and Michelle Lem of Community Veterinary Outreach as the two newest members of the Ashoka Fellowship.  These two Canadian social entrepreneurs have been...
February 19, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Ashoka engages Canadian colleges and universities in creating “learning networks” for changeToronto, Ontario - February 19, 2013 - World-class education prepares students to change the world. This bold vision for learning is shared by more and more...

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