Recommended Reading

To better understand the “what and why” of Ashoka U and social innovation and changemaking in higher education, please see the curated list of high quality articles, resources, videos and podcasts below.


WHAT IS SOCIAL INNOVATION? SOCIAL INNOVATION? CHANGEMAKING?

Social Entrepreneurship

  1. The Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship, by Greg Dees
  2. Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition, by Roger L. Martin & Sally Osberg

Social Innovation

  1. Defining Social Innovation, Stanford Business School
  2. Social Innovation: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Be Accelerated, Skoll Centre

Changemaking

  1. The Reality of Terminology: Beyond Definitions, by Scott Fairbanks
  2. Rethinking the Impact Spectrum, by Marina Kim
  3. More Than Simply “Doing Good”: A Definition of Changemaker, by Reem Rahman, Kris Herbst and Patrice Mobley
  4. New Paradigm for Leadership – Everyone Leads by Diana Wells and Supriya Sankaran.
  5. A Team of Teams World, by Bill Drayton
  6. The Changemaker Effect: Rethinking Leadership in the Everyone-Leads Game, by Henry De Sio

WHAT IS SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION?

  1. The Rise of the Sophisticated Changemaker, by Marina Kim and Erin Krampetz.
  2. Building Change into University DNA, Stanford Social Innovation Review
  3. 4 Evolutions in Social Innovation Education Happening Now and the 4 Evolutions to Come, by Marina Kim
  4. The Rise of Social Innovation Education: Good News for Everyone, by Derek Ellerman
  5. Trends in Social Innovation Education by Ashoka U
  6. Cordes Innovation Portal – Best Practices in Social Innovation Education, by Ashoka U

WHAT IS ASHOKA?

  1. The Story of Ashoka, by Ashoka (video)
  2. Want True Equality – Make Everyone Powerful, by Ashoka Founder and CEO Bill Drayton.
  3. Tipping the World: The Power of Collaborative Entrepreneurship, by Bill Drayton
  4. Ashoka Is, by Ashoka (video)
  5. Everything You Need to Know About Changemaking, Ashoka Blog, Forbes.com