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

It's Finally Here!

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

New Interns on board for the summer!

Priyanka and Marie are joining Ashoka Canada for the summer to help us rock social entrepreneurship!

#ChangemakerWeek from Coast-to-Coast

Ashoka Canada is ready for an excited week! From May 26th to May 30th, follow our change maker adventures across Canada at C2U Expo, C2Mtl, ReSchool and Timeraiser Toronto!

Meet Ashoka Canada's New Storytellers-in-Residence

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 and...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Wed, June 10, 2015
Last week on June 2nd, two of our Interns Priyanka and Marie attended the annual event “Philanthropitch”, a pitch competition for charities, non-profits and for-profit social enterprises. The event was presented by MaRS Discovery District, Centre for Social Innovation (run...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Tue, June 2, 2015
     Ashoka Canada is excited to announce the election of Candice Lys, co-founder of (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) FOXY as an Affiliate to the Ashoka network. Candice has been identified as an emerging leader for her innovative work, with young...
Submitted by Ashoka Canada on Mon, May 25, 2015
For the coming week of May 25 to May 30th, the Ashoka Canada team is fueling social entrepreneurship across the country by joining local events. You can follow our adventures on Twitter by following @AshokaCanada or by using the hashtag #changemakerweek. We encourage you...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, June 29, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that two of the Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment challenge winners, Ellen Chilemba and Alain Nteff, were selected among 30 Africa’s most promising young entreprenuers for 2015. The...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Laxmi Parthasarathy is Global Media Manager, Framework Change team for Ashoka, based in Washington D.C.  Across the world today, citizens are active participants both as members of the audience, news makers and reporters....
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/25/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that Ashoka Fellow (elected in 2006), Felipe Vergara, will be joining our board of directors in the coming year. Felipe Vergara is a pioneering social entrepreneur. He has launched four organizations...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/25/15 "Young people cannot know they are Changemakers unless they have done something that proves it to themselves.” said Bill Drayton in his conversation with the Carnegie foundation on June 10.The vision for an “Everyone a...

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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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