Beeta Ansari

Ashoka U and Cordes Foundation Recognize Global Leaders in Social Innovation Education

“[The Ashoka U-Cordes Innovation Award] casts a broad net and identifies the best and brightest innovations that are really affecting the ability of our students to be changemakers,” according to Ron Cordes, Co-Founder of the Cordes Foundation and founding sponsor of the award. Over the past six years, the Ashoka-U Cordes Innovation Awards have recognized […]

Beeta Ansari

Changemaking in Higher Education Increasingly an International Field

Arlington, VA (August 25, 2015) – What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this excellence, these three new institutions have been selected to join the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus network as leaders […]

Marina Kim

4 Evolutions in Social Innovation Education Happening Now and the 4 Evolutions to Come

Over the past decade, there has been an incredible increase in student and institutional interest in social innovation and social entrepreneurship educational programs. This has implications that blend into the curriculum, co-curriculum, campus culture, institutional strategy, branding and PR efforts, budget and staffing plans, and often creates new Centers, Offices, positions and roles on campus. […]