Good Grief! Is It Possible to Bridge Our Differences?
The world feels more fractious with every passing day. People who are different from each other, or who hold different points of view, struggle to bridge differences. Since January 2017, The People’s Supper project has been tackling this disconnect head on by inviting people, who often have never...
Seeing the Road Ahead: Women in the Driver’s Seat for Change
The Soronko Academy, founded by Ashoka Fellow Regina Honu (nee Agyare), exemplifies innovative women’s organizations that are challenging industry standards and stereotypes. Soronko provides women and girls with skills, and Regina takes seriously the role Soronko plays in modeling how they can enter...
Is Your Company "Life Ready?" Riccarda Zezza's Innovation Views Work And Life Together
[This article originally appeared in Forbes] Meet Riccarda Zezza, the founder of “Maternity As A Masters,” a digital training program that turns early parenthood into a “masters degree” in skills like empathy and time management. Starting in Italy and now reaching participants in 23 countries, MAAM...
Meet our QBE and Ashoka Urban Resilience Challenge Team
Josie Barnett QBE Foundation Manager Ted Stuckey Managing Director, QBE Ventures. Timothy S Scheu Director of Global Partnerships Management, Ashoka. Marc Carr North America Change Manager, Ashoka. Douglas Ely Change Manager Changemakers, Ashoka. Barbara Dominguez Communications, Ashoka.
Matine: Turning empathy into collective action in Denver, Colorado
By taking action, Matine and his peers are creating a world they want to live in; a world where everyone is a changemaker.
Sonia Ben Ali, Urban Refugees : "Il faut soutenir les solutions que les réfugiés développent eux-mêmes"
"A force d'entendre parler de la douleur de l'exil et du déracinement, quelque chose a résonné en moi" ; la fellow Sonia Ben Ali raconte à Mediatico la naissance d'Urban Refugees. Après plusieurs missions en ONG auprès de réfugiés, elle se rend compte qu'il est nécessaire de changer la façon dont...
Meet the 10 finalists for the QBE Urban Resilience challenge
Meet the QBE Urban Resilience Challenge finalists and discover how they are using technology to build strong and sustainable cities.