"Social inclusion is the biggest gap the climate movement is not addressing." Sea Ranger Service A conversation about how social inclusion and climate action must be intricately connected. Wietse van der Werf,
James P. Grant was one of the greatest visionaries and social entrepreneurs of the 20th century. ... [+] Photo courtesy of his son. Bill Grant He was one of the greatest visionaries
Photo credit: Flynn Larsen Will Jackson started Village of Wisdom to help parents and teachers unlock the gifts, talents, and prior knowledge of Black students. Ashoka’s Simon Stumpf caught up with Will
Kristina Saffran is expanding access to quality treatment for the millions of Americans who suffer ... [+] from eating disorders. Kristina Saffran From age 10, Kristina Saffran suffered from an eating disorder.
Social entrepreneur Sonya Passi brings together the domestic violence and asset-building movements ... [+] to help abuse survivors build wealth, independence, and stability. FreeFrom Financial insecurity is the number one threat to
Yeshimabeit Milner is addressing systemic racism with algorithms and big data. Data 4 Black Lives Algorithms may be hidden from most of us but they’re shaping many aspects of our lives. Who’s
An unprecedented 800,000 asylum seekers have applications pending. Swapna Reddy is putting in place ... [+] a better system to handle them. Ashoka Swapna Reddy grew up outside Nashville, the daughter of
George McGraw started DigDeep to ensure that every American has clean, running water. Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. George McGraw started DigDeep to help communities without water and sanitation infrastructure get it.
Alison Lingane co-founded Project Equity to help retiring business owners transition their companies ... [+] to employee ownership. Ashoka Alison Lingane and her co-founder Hilary Abell started Project Equity in 2014 to
A conversation about why outsourcing the moral responsibilities of AI is not an option. Miguel Luengo, AI expert, entrepreneur and chief scientist at UN Global Pulse, speaks with Konstanze Frischen,
Michelle Miller, co-founder of Coworker.org, is creating a 21st century labor movement. Ashoka Across the U.S., from urban centers to rural communities, many people feel as though the scales are tipped against
Think of Us founder Sixto Cancel is opening ways for young adults in foster care to help change it. Ashoka Sixto Cancel was taken in by his first foster family when he
Scott Strode started The Phoenix to reclaim recovery through fitness and community. Ashoka Scott Strode took his first drink at age 11, later turning to cocaine in his mid-teens. Now in recovery
Laura Wilson Phelan started Kindred to support school communities by focusing on parents and ... [+] families. Ashoka Laura Wilson Phelan has always been drawn to such questions as “How do people
Jess Schreiber started FABSCRAP to curb commercial textile waste and inspire an ethos of ... [+] sustainability across the design cycle. FABSCRAP Jess Schreiber grew up in rural New Mexico. She enjoyed