Introducing our newest Canadian Fellows Shaun Loney & Christie Young

Call for Candidates

Do you or someone you know use storytelling to help others make better sense of our changing world? Ashoka Canada is looking for our first Storyteller-in-Residence, our newest fellowship program.

What's it Like to be an Ashoka Intern?

Past Intern and Executive Director of Building Up Marc Soberano tells us his story.

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 Winter internship!

How do you know when you've revolutionized an industry?

We define impact as the system changes that result from the fellows, ideas, and networks we support. Check out our 2013 Global Impact Study and find out how Ashoka is amplifying systems change.
Submitted by Durka Kumarathasan on Tue, November 11, 2014
Hungarian journalist Attila Mong made news himself in 2010 when he publicly protested a controversial and repressive media law by observing a minute of silence on his daily news show on the Hungarian Public Radio. That symbolic gesture was enough to get him suspended. Since...
Submitted by Durka Kumarathasan on Mon, October 27, 2014
 Are you driven to tell stories that help society advance solutions? Do you use storytelling to help others make better sense of our changing world? If so, Ashoka invites you to become our first Storyteller-in-Residence (STiR) in Canada - a rare opportunity...
Submitted by Durka Kumarathasan on Tue, September 23, 2014
Ashoka Canada is pleased to announce the election of two new Canadian social innovators to the global Ashoka Fellowship:  Shaun Loney of BUILD Inc. and Christie Young of FarmStart. These two game changing Canadian social entrepreneurs exemplify top systemic innovation...
Submitted by Durka Kumarathasan on Wed, July 16, 2014
We’re excited to announce that on July 1st Canadian Fellow Al Etmanski, President and co-founder of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) was appointed to The Order of Canada. Al is an author, advocate, and social entrepreneur. His organization PLAN is helping to...

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Submitted by on Mon, November 10, 2014
Position: Ashoka Canada Internship Type: Volunteer positions, three months or longer Organization: Ashoka Canada Website: http://canada.ashoka.org/ Location: Toronto, Ontario Opportunity to Change the World with Ashoka Ashoka Canada in Toronto seeks dynamic and...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, November 6, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/06/14 Today is the day. After seven months, 632 entries from 63 countries, and the selection of 305 Pacesetters and 30 Pioneers, we are proud to announce the 10 Champions in the Re-imagine Learning Challenge. These 10 Champions were...
Submitted by on Mon, November 3, 2014
Hi!  I’m Marc, and much like you, I am in a constant state of high five with social entrepreneurship. People around us are inspired, governments are taking notice, ideas are becoming impactful projects and we are evolving as citizens of our capitalistic societies. It’s...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, October 16, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is:how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book,...

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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...
October 31, 2012
The Former Chief Operating Officer (COO) at "Obama for America", Henry De Sio, believes the world needs more changemakers. Today Henry is a VP of Ashoka, a global association of social entrepreneurs who are cultivating a world in which everyone can realize their...

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