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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
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Mon, November 9, 2015
Have you bought your ticket for the Ashoka Change Leader Forum yet?  Time to get on it! Here are our top 5 reasons why you won't want to be anywhere else on Nov.23rd: 5) Learn from the Best We've brought together eight of Canada's top social innovators - where else are...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Thu, November 5, 2015
  It used to be that if you went to school and studied hard, you would get a job, buy a house and be a generally successful person. But the world is changing too fast now. Hierarchies are flattening, rules are constantly in flux and often in conflict, and the global...
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...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, September 18, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/18/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Kristie Wang of the Ashoka Changemakers team. Hosted by C&A Foundation and Ashoka Changemakers, the challenge will award more than €100,000 in prizes to support innovative solutions...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, September 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/11/15 Editor's Note: This Op-Ed first appeared on the Thomson Reuters website and is written by Hon. Henry F. De Sio, Jr. He is the Global Chair for Framework Change at Ashoka, and the author of Campaign Inc.: How Leadership...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, September 8, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/08/15 Are you a doer, thinker or a change agent working to shape a future of ‘work’ that can advance the socio economic status of young Africans and their communities? Apply for this online course. Make new connections & get...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, August 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/15 What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this...

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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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