Social Change is Messy – Eric Dawson

Eric Dawson, Ashoka Fellow and founder of the ‘Nobel Peace Prize for youth’, Peace First, describes why social change is messy work at the Ashoka U Exchange 2013 – Unlock the ‘U’ in University Kicks Off event.

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2013 Exchange Wrap Video

Did you attend the 2013 Exchange? Want a recap of everything that happened? Watch the 2 minute Wrap Video.

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Unlocking the U in University Highlights

“Unlocking the ‘U’ in University is not about you as an individual but looking at ‘Us’, together, as a global community, who are we? what is our role? what are the accomplishments we will make in this world.” – Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University and Keynote Speaker

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Bill Drayton at the 2013 Ashoka U Exchange

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Education in the Age of Innovation Panel

The most significant trend today is the shift away from a world where power is concentrated in the hands of an elite few, and success for everyone else depends on their ability to perform repetitive function work. Instead, in our world now defined by accelerating change, success depends on our individual and collective ability to […]

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TEDxBYU – Marina Kim

Marina Kim, the founder and executive director of Ashoka U discusses how campuses can live innovation.

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University of Northampton interview with Michele Leaman

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Patricia Marquez & Chris Nayve

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Michele Kahane

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Jeff Snell

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Phil Auerswald

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Jay Friedlander

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Melissa Carrier, University of Maryland

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Ashoka U Change Leader Interview – Jacqueline Smith

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Alex Bernadotte at TEDxAshokaU

Alex Bernadotte, Ashoka Fellow and Founder & CEO of Beyond 12, speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Chris Crane at TEDxAshokaU

Chris Crane, CEO of Edify Inc., speaks on how to find your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Eden Full at TEDxAshokaU

Eden Full, Founder of Roseicollis Technologies Inc., speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Andreas Heinecke at TEDxAshokaU

Andreas Heinecke, Ashoka Fellow, and founder of Dialogue in the Dark, speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Anya Kamenetz at TEDxAshokaU

Anya Kamenetz, higher education futurist and Fast Company journalist, speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Billy Parish at TEDxAshokaU

Billy Parish, Ashoka Fellow and author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money, and Community in a Changing World, speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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Find Your Place in the Universe: Felipe Vergara at TEDxAshokaU

Felipe Vergara, Ashoka Fellow and CEO of Lumni, speaks about finding your place in the universe.

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More than Money Careers, LLC – Mrim Boutla

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Lend for America – Vanessa Carter

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Global Citizen Year – Abby Falik

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Arizona State University’s Changemaker Central – Kaitlyn Fitzgerald

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Design for America – Thea Klein-Mayer & Kayla Matheus

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Monterrey Institute of International Studies – Yuwei Shi

In partnership with Cordes Foundation, Ashoka U seeks to recognize globally relevant teaching, learning, and partnership practices that may be adapted and replicated across the field. To highlight some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation will recognize six promising educational approaches in social entrepreneurship with the Ashoka U […]

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Tulane University’s Urban Innovation Challenge – Rebecca Otten

Tulane University was given the 2012 Innovation Award for their Urban Innovation Challenge in New Orleans. The Urban Innovation Challenge was developed by Stephanie Barskdale with Tulane University’s Social Entrepreneurship Initiatives and funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

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ThinkImpact’s Innovation Institute – Saul Garlick

Saul Garlick is the Founder of ThinkImpact and was award Ashoka U’s Innovation Award for ThinkImpact’s Innovation Institute full-immersion social entrepreneurship education program hosted in rural Africa.

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ALTIS & Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Joint Venture MBA in Social Entrepreneurship – Frank Cinque

Frank Cinque received the Ashoka U Innovation Award for launching the ALTIS Joint Venture MBA in Social Entrepreneurship and Management between three institutions from Italy, India, and Kenya.

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Berkeley MBA Microfinance Online Course – Sean Foote

Sean received the Ashoka U Innovation Award for his MBA Microfinance Simulcast Course at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Arizona State University’s Innovation Fellowship –Kimberly de los Santos

Kimberly de los Santos received the Ashoka U Innovation Award for creating and leading Arizona State University’s University Innovation Fellowship for institutional innovation.

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Miami University’s Center for MicroConsignment – Greg Van Kirk, Ashoka Fellow

Ashoka Fellow Greg Van Kirk, created of the Center for MicroConsignment, in collaboration with Dr. Brett Smith at Miami University – Ohio.

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Babson College’s Social Entrepreneurs Action Learning Project – Cheryl Kiser

Cheryl Kiser was awarded the Ashoka U Innovation Award in 2011 for Babson College’s Social Entrepreneurs Action Learning Project.

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Brigham Young University’s Social Enterprise on Campus Internship Class – Todd Manwaring

Todd Manwaring was award the Innovation Award in 2011 for creating a Social Entrepreneurship on Campus Internship Class.

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