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Turning points take societies by surprise. This is a major one: where we shift from a few people making all the decisions to everyone being powerful. Meet the architects of this new reality – the world’s social entrepreneurs – and discover solutions that point to new norms for society, anticipate new markets, and inspire millions to be changemakers for the good of all.

Human rights documentation in the digital age – why machine learning is not a silver bullet

Growing food to heal our planet

November 25, 2021

How does nature-based education change the way we live?

November 23, 2021

How arts and pop culture can help us tell a better story about aging

How young changemakers are building a better future for people & the planet

Changing systems can be slow — and maybe it should be

The NFT emperor is wearing no clothes

When the rules of the game lead to climate change, change the rules

Brazil’s Indigenous leaders stand up as land protectors

Preserving democracy in an age of surveillance

Three trends for the future of land and food

Memory loss matters for all of us

September 28, 2021

How we build welcoming communities as borders re-open (for some)

September 15, 2021

Six ways to bring people & planet back into balance

September 15, 2021

How technology is re-shaping our families

Trust Young People to Lead

Nigeria’s Twitter ban and what it means for democracy

From Trans Visibility To Liberation

Why children need empathy, especially now

Building a Bangladesh free of child marriage

Social entrepreneurs respond to India’s deepening Covid crisis

How changemakers are reclaiming Indigenous foodways

Caring Is Our Super Power—Let’s Lead With It

Make Algorithmic Audits As Ubiquitous As Seatbelts

From rights to jobs: LGBTQ+ liberation in the Arab World

Report: Thinking differently – ideas for action on planet & climate

We’re Living Through A Carbon Bubble – Here’s What We Can Do About It

How we bring generations together

From Patriarchy To Inclusion: When Outrage Leads To Hope And Power-Sharing

Why We Need Data For Black Lives

February 24, 2021

A New Economy Out At Sea

February 22, 2021

AI, Health, And The Future Of Human Agency

February 22, 2021

Training Bystanders: The Pap Smear For Street Harassment

February 22, 2021

When Police Brutality And Digital Rights Collide – Lessons From Nigeria

February 22, 2021

This Is What We Did – When Climate Action Is Our Legacy

February 25, 2021

Who Cares? Putting Carers On The Global Agenda

February 22, 2021

The Erosion of Privacy, And Why We Need a New Social Contract

February 22, 2021

Five insights to rewrite the narrative around aging

We Can Partner With Nature To Feed Everybody

February 22, 2021

What Does Forever Look Like? Facilitative Leadership Shows The Way

February 22, 2021

Traditional Fishers—The Unsung Heroes Of Ocean Conservation

February 10, 2021

The Path To The Covid Recovery Is Paved With Renewable Energy

February 22, 2021

Making The Internet Work For All. Why Multiplicity Is More Important Than Singularity.

February 20, 2021

Could Data Transform The Lives Of 500 Million Smallholder Farmers Worldwide?

February 19, 2021

Authenticity And Vulnerability—Keys To A Gender Equal Future

How Our Covid Response Can Address Climate Change And So Much More

Deaf Culture, Deaf Creatives, And The Quest For Language Exposure

When Gatekeepers Become Allies, Everybody Wins

The New Longevity: Brazil’s Gig Economy For Seniors

Forget Memory, Try Imagination: A Social Innovator Takes On Dementia

We’re Part Of A Longer Story: Climate Work Spans Lifetimes

December 17, 2020

Rebuilding West Virginia’s Post-Coal Economy

December 15, 2020

Good Journalism Explores Solutions

December 15, 2020

The Right To Information—A New Tool To Advance Women’s Rights

Outrage As A Precursor To Justice

November 25, 2020

Why We Must Update The Law For The Digital Age

November 23, 2020

Organized Crime Is Destroying Our Planet. We Need To Spot The Patterns.

Nothing About Us Without Us: Liberian Women Claiming Their Place

Who will get the Covid-19 vaccine?

September 17, 2020

Seeing The Unseen: The Bias Of Algorithms

Yeshimabeit Milner on why we need data for Black lives
September 3, 2020

No One Has A Monopoly On Caring About The Planet

September 2, 2020

Lessons From The Frontlines: Preparing A Global Vaccine Workforce

Lessons From The Rainforest: Human Health Leads To Planetary Health

One Planet Living: Designing The Future We Want

From Surveillance To Agency: How To Center The Internet On Humanity

The Future Of Climate Research? Value All Forms Of Knowledge

From Competition To Sharing: How Sharon Terry Revolutionized Medical Research

Engage With The Signal: Why We Need To Do More Than Shutting Hate Speech Down

The Energy Revolution Already Happened – Time To Get On Board

Misinformation Spreads Faster Than Coronavirus: How A Social Organization In Turkey Is Fighting Fake News

The Right To Relate: Cycling Without Age

How a Danish-led global movement is combating isolation among our elders, and adapting fast in...

Fact-Checking Stories About Covid-19

How a worldwide network of scientists, organized by Fellow Emmanuel Vincent, is kept very busy.

When Orders Get Cancelled

How a new generation of Bangladesh’s women-led factory workers, led by Fellow Nazma Akhter, is...

Coordinating and Improving Frontline Medical Care

Respirators From 3D Printers

How the Spanish maker community, led by Ashoka Fellow David Cuartielles, fights Covid-19 from their...

Preventing Disease Outbreaks

Wildlife veterinarian, public health advocate, and Ashoka Fellow Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka shares lessons from Uganda.

The Smart Way To Protect Our Planet: Include Everyone

AI, Solidarity And The Future Of Humanity

November 19, 2019