Meet Ashoka Canada's New Storytellers-in-Residence

Ashoka Canada and RECODE head to AshokaU Exchange

It's Finally Here!

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

Call for Interns

Are you a Changemaker? Are you seeking a meaningful experience in the field of social entrepreneurship? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please apply for our internships!

What's it Like to be an Ashoka Intern?

Past Intern and Executive Director of Building Up Marc Soberano tells us his story.
Postsecondary institutions in Canada are increasingly recognizing that need to create social innovation spaces and foster changemaking skills in order to better support students. At Ashoka we’ve been creating ecosystems to foster changemaking in Canadian schools since 2012...
Submitted by Jessica Nicksy on Mon, February 16, 2015
Meet Christine McLaren and Erin Millar of Discourse Media Ashoka Canada is pleased to announce the selection of our first Storytellers-in-Residence, a new program supporting Canadian innovators in media. Vancouver-based journalists, Erin Millar and Christine McLaren, will...
Submitted by Jessica Nicksy on Tue, February 10, 2015
Daphne Nederhorst -- an Ashoka fellow, social entrepreneur, and real-world superhero -- has crowdfunded over $10,000 in advance of Sawa World Day 2015 with her globally leading social enterprise, Sawa World. Each dollar raised in the "I Am The Solution" campaign will help...
Submitted by Jessica Nicksy on Tue, January 20, 2015
             “Show me a person with mental illness and I’ll show you a person with mental illness. Show me an artist with mental illness and I’ll show you an artist.”-Melissa Bender, Artist, Member of Workman...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/02/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by the co-authors Olivier Kayser and Valeria Budinich, who wrote “Scaling up Business Solutions to Social Problems”, Palgrave MacMillan, February 2015. The article first appered on Business...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/27/15 Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow due to his work which used a 2001 law called the Right to Information Act (RTIA) to bring political power back to the people of India. The...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 19, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Michael Zakaras who is part of the AshokaUS Venture and Fellowship team. Maybe Ashoka is onto something after all! It wasn’t more than 15 minutes into this week’s Global Innovation...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 19, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Fernande Raine, Managing Director, Ashoka and first appeared newcitiesfoundation.org. When you look at the work of the young and dynamic social entrepreneur Sascha Haselmayer,...

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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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