Emily Lamb

Ashoka U September News U Can Use

Must Read! AAC&U’s publication on “Social Innovation and Civic Engagement” We know students can gain a sense of efficacy through projects focused on social innovation; we also know they can ground this work in community-identified priorities through civic engagement experiences. Yet too often, social innovation and civic engagement efforts are separate from each other.    […]

Rise of the Sophisticated Changemaker

By Marina Kim & Erin Krampetz, Co-Founders of Ashoka U 

Many of us are working as educators and practitioners to help students develop the mindsets and skill sets of changemakers, even if we use different names for this work. Each of our various educational approaches to social change—from civic engagement and service learning to social innovation and philanthropy—offers valuable perspectives and different strengths for addressing a spectrum of social challenges.