Raymond Dong, a junior at the University of Chicago, describes his work spearheading three different social ventures, the challenges he faced along the way, and the best part of being a Changemaker! Raymond is being featured as part of Ashoka U’s series, “Changemaker of the Week” which highlights extraordinary student changemakers in college and graduate […]
DCU’s Intergenerational Learning Programme has been awarded a grant from Ashoka U and Photowings to realise an intergenerational photography project. The project, submitted by Dr Cathy Fowley and Dr Trudy Corrigan from the School of Education, and Dr Emer Ni Bhradaigh from Fiontar, was one of nine projects worldwide selected by Ashoka U on the […]
Daniel Yu, a student at University of Chicago, describes his work founding Project SAM, an innovative feature-phone application targeted at health clinics in developing countries. Daniel is being featured as part of Ashoka U’s series, “Changemaker of the Week” which highlights extraordinary student changemakers in college and graduate programs around the world. Check the Ashoka […]
Grantee: Alexandra Braunstein Title: Social Innovation Initiative, Communications and Outreach Manager Institution: Brown University: Providence, Rhode Island, USA Project: Storytellers for Good is a project that will provide the opportunity to two Brown University students with demonstrated skills in digital storytelling (video and audio production, for example) to become the voice of Brown’s social change […]
Sherra Bennett, a recent graduate of University of Michigan Dearborn, describes her work founding S.T.A.R.R. Movement, an organization committed to developing projects that address social justice issues, encourage community engagement, leadership development, and educational advancement. Sherra is being featured as part of Ashoka U’s “Changemaker of the Week” series, which highlights extraordinary student changemakers in […]
From Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, the Changemaker program will be holding the annual Changemaker FEST here at USD. The event includes a myriad of events ranging from morning yoga instruction to a series of TED Talk styled speakers. Thursday night will feature the climax of the festival with a musical performance.
Jayson Marwaha, a student at Brown University, describes his work founding MED International, an organization that maximizes the potential of resource-poor hospital’s existing inventory of machines using IT and engineering! Jayson is being featured as part of Ashoka U’s series, “Changemaker of the Week” which highlights extraordinary student changemakers in college and graduate programs around […]