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Youth Voices, Storytellers and Changemakers

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Submitted on Mon, August 24, 2015
*This article was originally published in The Huffington Post, on 14 August, 2015 by Youth Venture’s Mohsin Mohi Ud Din. Youth Venture recently gave a keynote speech at the Global Citizen Initiative Youth Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was a special opportunity to meet some incredible young social entrepreneurs and scholars from all over the world. We...
Submitted on Mon, August 10, 2015
Each year for #YouthDay, promoting youth issues can sometimes neglect to offer tangible examples for why young people should be more included in decision-making processes, and valued as change agents in schools, companies and organizations. Many young people are leading their own movements for social change and promoting the core skills of empathy, teamwork, fluid...
Submitted on Thu, July 23, 2015
                Changemakers boldly create solutions where most might only see problems and limitations. This is no easy task, yet every day young changemakers are answering the call for bringing about social change in their schools, homes and communities. But building a social venture, by itself, may not be enough to transform a...

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#AfricaYouthFwd Online Course: Youth Employment 

Announcing Ashoka's and the Master Card Foundation's new online course on youth employment innovations!The six-week course will be offered from 26 October- 4 December. Each week participants will explore models, methodologies and the sectors critical to creating employment opportunities in Africa....

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Videos

The Story of Ashoka

A group of 35 summer interns tell the story of Ashoka in their own words

Everyone a Changemaker: The Story of Pinelands North
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