Introducing our newest Canadian Ashoka Fellow Claudia Li

Leading social entrepreneur Claudia Li of Shark Truth joins Ashoka Global Fellowship

Let's Talk Social Innovation!

Join us on April 3rd for the next Ramsay Breakfast with Beverly Schwartz, Ashoka VP of Global Marketing and Kyle Zimmer, Founder & CEO of First Book for dynamic conversation around the power and impact of social innovation.

National campaign launches to inspire and support social innovation

Help students across Canada crowdfund for social change and qualify for matching funds from Ashoka Canada.

What is education for?

Ashoka Canada shines spotlight on education innovators in a special series for the Globe and Mail.

The Play Exhange: Share Your Ideas

Enter the challenge to make Canadians more healthy and active, and win up to $1 million to make your plan a reality!
This post was written by Ashoka Intern Sophia Faria.With a gathering of over 225 people to celebrate the Sustainability CoLab launch event, a vision turned into reality for Ashoka Fellow Mike Morrice and his team at Sustainable Waterloo Region. Morrice truly believes “...
Submitted by Durka Kumarathasan on Fri, January 10, 2014
This is a guest post written by Ashoka Fellow Mike Morrice. Mike is the Executive Director of Sustainability CoLab. I was driving home after speaking at the Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI)’s launch event, in January 2011, when I first fully came to grips with an...
Submitted by Anastasia Ostapchuk on Fri, October 11, 2013
Graduating with a business degree from Western University this spring, I was determined to use my business skills to benefit society. Fascinated by concepts like social entrepreneurship and cross-sector collaboration, I set out to find my place in this vast and ever-...
Submitted by Anastasia Ostapchuk on Thu, October 3, 2013
This post is submitted on behalf of Gwyn Wansbrough, Managing Director of PYE. PYE – Partners for Youth Empowerment is an international non-profit organization that partners with youth serving organizations and schools around the world to activate the creative potential of...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 04/15/14   (Learn more about the ASN Global Summit in Paris June 12-14, 2014 and register here.) How do we overcome cultural, economic, and geographic barriers to create large-scale social change? What does the world look like...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, April 2, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 04/02/14 Editor's Note: This article first appeared in Ashoka's "Change in the Making" Forbes blog and is a part of a series of Inventior-Entrepreneur stories brought to you in partnership with the Lemelson Foundation. Read...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/24/14 Editor's Note: This post was written by Mark Cheng, Director of Ashoka UK and Ashoka’s senior advisor on social finance and first appeared on Ashoka's Forbes.com blog "Change in the Making". How do you profitably sell to a...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/21/14 Editor's Note: Gonzalo Muñoz, Ashoka fellow, son of Ximena Abogabir also an Ashoka fellow shared the following as a speech to an audience of media, business, public and citizen leaders.  “The privileges you enjoy also carry...

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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...
October 31, 2012
The Former Chief Operating Officer (COO) at "Obama for America", Henry De Sio, believes the world needs more changemakers. Today Henry is a VP of Ashoka, a global association of social entrepreneurs who are cultivating a world in which everyone can realize their...

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