Last weekend, I flew to Washington DC to attend the Ashoka U Exchange at the University of Maryland. Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with the mission of enabling an “everyone a changemaker” world. The Ashoka U Exchange is an annual conference convening stakeholders with unique insights and perspectives on social innovation […]
A contingent of CC faculty, staff and students represented the college at the 2015 Ashoka U Exchange in Washington, D.C. The event convened more than 150 college and university members of Ashoka U’s global network to connect on the topic of advancing social innovation on their campuses. Social innovation was discussed through a variety of […]
By David Castro, Ashoka Fellow Imagine… A conference room is filled with diverse leaders poised to create the future of learning—deans of major university schools of education from across the nation, researchers, school leaders, faculty, entrepreneurs and education innovators. Building on weeks of preparation, these leaders spend several days engaged in patient, reflective dialogue surfacing […]
Since 2008, George Mason University has been designated a Changemaker Campus by AshokaU, an international network of higher education institutions that create and support innovative solutions to the world’s pressing social problems. Mason reinforced this leadership role last weekend with its extensive participation in the 2015 AshokaU Exchange.