It's Finally Here!

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

Let's change education to change the world!

Ashoka Canada launched its program Changemaker Schools to celebrate schools helping the youngest generations to become changemakers.

Meet 2 new interns: Zoe and Alex

Pri and Marie are joined by 2 other interns: Alex and Zoe. Learn about them!

Changemaker Schools: Nominate your empathy champion!

You can now nominate Changemaker schools in Canada!

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, 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...

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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...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, August 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/11/15 "The world is crying out for new ideas... Our kids ought to recognise how deep their capacities for education are.""The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really never been more important...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/03/15 Anshu K. Gupta, Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Goonj observed that two Indias exist side-by-side: the increasingly wealthy, urban India and the impoverished, neglected rural India. Anshu realized that the vast stocks of everyday...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, July 30, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 07/30/15 In conjunction with the 2015 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, the Ashoka Media Globalizer brought together several Ashoka Fellows from around the world. Throughout the forum, these Ashoka Fellows were able...

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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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