One YVer's journey to the White House

Check out Daniella's changemaker journey. It all started with one letter!

Dream! Discover! Do!

Ashoka Fellow, Kailash Satyarthi, talks on the '3Ds' and social entrepreneurship.

The power of changemaker teachers

Imagine a world where entire school districts supply the next generation of innovators and community leaders with the core skills of changemaking. This is already happening!

Kaya Co. 'The ability to do'

Rexy, a young venturer, shares his #ChangeMaker journey and how he transformed a challenge into an opportunity for the Filipino diaspora

YOUth can make a difference!

Youth Venture helps young people lead the way in changing their communities.
Submitted on Thu, April 30, 2015
Rexy Josh Dorado lived in the Philippines for the first 11 years of his life. Then—in a moment it would seem— he found himself in Cleveland, Ohio. Middle school can offer up some tough years for any student trying to fit in. Add on the hardship of being a newcomer to America and it is not surprising that Rexy found himself feeling isolated and culturally fragmented with...
Submitted on Thu, April 9, 2015
  Imagine a world where entire school districts are going beyond the status-quo education path of tests and books and really inspiring the next generation of innovators and changemakers. This world is within reach today, in the here and now. Such collaborative education ecosystems will help tip history towards a safer and more prosperous people and planet. Whether...
Submitted on Sat, March 21, 2015
“I had no idea that one letter would change my life,” says sixteen year old  Daniella Cohen. She is just hours away from attending the White House to receive an award for a video she produced about the impact of giving.Years before gracing the White House, Daniella was in fifth grade and took part in a letter writing initiative that connected her with peers in...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/02/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by the co-authors Olivier Kayser and Valeria Budinich, who wrote “Scaling up Business Solutions to Social Problems”, Palgrave MacMillan, February 2015. The article first appered on Business...
Submitted on Mon, March 2, 2015
How six year olds are saving the planetPhoto courtesy of the Ecorama blog.   When it comes to making change, there's always a give and take. Changemakers look to the world around them for not only workable challenges, but also for answers to widespread problems. In turn,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/27/15 Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow due to his work which used a 2001 law called the Right to Information Act (RTIA) to bring political power back to the people of India. The...

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