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Ashoka U: Celebrating 5 years of Achievements!

Ashoka U: Celebrating 5 years of Achievements! | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
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Here's what we've done in 5 years!

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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:20 AM

Shout out to Ashoka. Congratulations of five years of impactful work.

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Leading For Longevity: 4 Tips To Build Teams That Last, by Marina Kim

Leading For Longevity: 4 Tips To Build Teams That Last, by Marina Kim | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Marina Kim (@marinakim) co-founded Ashoka U in 2008, and has been working to not only catalyze social innovation at college campuses around the world, but also to re-envision co-leadership, collaborative team values, and cultures/structures that...
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Ashoka U: Celebrating 5 years of Achievements!

Ashoka U: Celebrating 5 years of Achievements! | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:20 AM

Shout out to Ashoka. Congratulations of five years of impactful work.

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'Social Entrepreneurs' Bring Hope and Contradictions to the College Market - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Social Entrepreneurs' Bring Hope and Contradictions to the College Market - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Many founders of education start-ups share the optimistic belief that if you change the world, money will follow.
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Social Entrepreneurship Is Bringing Purpose To Higher Education - Forbes

Social Entrepreneurship Is Bringing Purpose To Higher Education - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Higher education in the United States is facing a crisis.
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How Does Cognitive Dissonance Turn Students Into Leaders? - Forbes

How Does Cognitive Dissonance Turn Students Into Leaders? - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Dean Stephanie Browner of Eugene Lang College on the transformative power of the unknown in education.
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Ashoka U Designates Three Leading Universities From Around the World as Changemaker Campuses | Ashoka - Innovators for the Public

Ashoka U Designates Three Leading Universities From Around the World as Changemaker Campuses | Ashoka - Innovators for the Public | Ashoka U | Scoop.it

Three leading universities have been designated as Changemaker Campuses by Ashoka U —for being leaders in social innovation education. Boston College, Dublin City University (Ireland), and University of Northampton (UK) will join the Changemaker Campus consortium—a dynamic, global network of students, faculty and fellows who share inspiration, connections and support.

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University designated a 'Changemaker Campus'

Boston College has been named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka, a global association of leading social entrepreneurs. The Changemaker designation recognizes colleges and universities that “have embedded social innovation as a core value,” according to Ashoka, and built “supportive environments for changemaking across the entire institution – from admissions through the curriculum, career services, all the way to community and alumni engagement.”

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Clarifying Your Mission: The First Step to Making Social Impact Careers Happen - Forbes

Clarifying Your Mission: The First Step to Making Social Impact Careers Happen - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Looking for meaningful, mission-driven work? You first have to define *your* mission, writes Dr. Mark Albion, co-founder of Net Impact and More Than Money Careers.
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The Ashoka Community's curator insight, May 14, 2014 5:02 PM

You know you want a career where you change the world. Now what? What problem do you want to solve? What's your passion? Your skills? And your preferred work environment? These are fundamental questions a changemaker must ask himself or herself in order to maximize their energy and impact in a changemaking career. Garner the advice of Net Impact founder Mark Albion.

Steven Dale's curator insight, September 24, 2014 5:04 AM

What is it you want to change and why? Answer these two fundamental questions and you have your 'Mission'.

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Empreendedores que querem ajudar o mundo a ser um lugar melhor

Empreendedores que querem ajudar o mundo a ser um lugar melhor
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4 Myths That Keep Students From Becoming Social Entrepreneurs - Forbes

4 Myths That Keep Students From Becoming Social Entrepreneurs - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Joe Shure, co-founder of the Intersect Fund, busts four myths that stop students from becoming changemakers.
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Changemaker Central lauded for innovation in social entrepreneurship

Changemaker Central lauded for innovation in social entrepreneurship | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Changemaker Central at Arizona State University started to change the world in 2011. Now the student-led initiative is receiving a national award for its efforts and innovative approach.
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Inside USD | Ashoka U Exchange Comes to USD

Inside USD | Ashoka U Exchange Comes to USD | Ashoka U | Scoop.it

What happens when 650 innovative thinkers, representing 40 countries and 150 institutions, come together for one weekend in San Diego?

Inspiration. Education. Knowledge. New ideas. Networking. Change. Changemaking.

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Building Change into University DNA (SSIR)

Building Change into University DNA (SSIR) | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Students are demanding education that will allow them to align their values with their academic and career choices—an interview with Ashoka U's Marina Kim.
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Mosaic President Billy Parish at TEDx Ashoka U | Solar Mosaic | Invest in Solar Projects Anywhere

In February, Mosaic President Billy Parish gave a TEDx talk at an event organized by Ashoka University. Watch the video above to hear Billy talk about his personal story, the opportunity to re-imagine our energy system, and the reasons why transitioning to clean energy is the biggest business opportunity of our time. 

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Top Trends in Higher Education: Krampetz and Kim in Conversation - Forbes

Top Trends in Higher Education: Krampetz and Kim in Conversation - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Erin Krampetz and Marina Kim co-founded Ashoka U in 2008, and, including their student leadership at Stanford University, they have now worked together for a decade advancing social innovation education.
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3 Ways Colleges Can Build a Bridge for Future Leaders - Forbes

3 Ways Colleges Can Build a Bridge for Future Leaders - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Abby Falik and Noam Unger of Global Citizen Year on how colleges can better prepare young leaders.
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Brown to host global social innovation conference - .com

Brown to host global social innovation conference - .com | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
The Ashoka U Exchange, a global conference on social innovation and social change, will take place at Brown University in February 2014. The annual event attracts students, university leaders and entrepreneurs.
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Why today's youth are not our future | Sustainable Business Oregon

Why today's youth are not our future | Sustainable Business Oregon | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
At the 2013 Ashoka U Exchange in sunny San Diego, Eric Dawson, founder of Peace ...
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4 Daily Habits of Game-Changing Social Innovators - Forbes

4 Daily Habits of Game-Changing Social Innovators - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Design for America's founder, Liz Gerber, offers advice to aspiring social innovators.
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Reflections on the Ashoka U Exchange

Reflections on the Ashoka U Exchange | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
By Amelia Pape, Portland State University MBA '11 and Founder, My Street Grocery "Life is about finding where your passions meet the world's greatest needs." If ever there were a single sentence th...
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Northampton is first UK university to gain Ashoka U status | Pioneers Post

Northampton is first UK university to gain Ashoka U status | Pioneers Post | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
The University of Northampton has received recognition for its commitment to social innovation and entrepreneurship by being designated a 'Changemaker Campus' by Ashoka U.
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The Women Saving Higher Education

The Women Saving Higher Education | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Higher education may be notoriously resistant to change, but at this point the writing's on the whiteboard, so to speak. Change is inevitable.
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A University Is A Social Enterprise, So Why Don’t They Act Like It?

A University Is A Social Enterprise, So Why Don’t They Act Like It? | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
I just got back from the Ashoka U Exchange, a truly awe-inspiring convergence of college and university students, faculty, and administrators from 30 countries.
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5 Steps for Transforming Student Passion into Social Action - Forbes

5 Steps for Transforming Student Passion into Social Action - Forbes | Ashoka U | Scoop.it
Student entrepreneurs at Changemaker Central, Arizona State University's social innovation hub.
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