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The current media coverage of American politics has brought immense attention to many of the challenges facing the country
All young people should have the chance to step into their changemaker journeys by self-identifying as changemakers, acting on it and sharing their changemaking with the world.
This article is part of a series produced in collaboration by the Skoll Foundation and Ashoka, to coincide with the 2016
"The best advice I have for parents is to give your child space. Treat her like a full person right from the beginning."
It's time to change the game by creating platforms and sharing power and value with the people who give them life.
Not everyone agrees that government should provide food assistance for families who need it. But we can all agree that it makes no sense for families (and the workers in government who serve them) to spend untold hours navigating bureaucracy.
We have an opportunity right now to make sure the digital revolution is supported by a long-overdue revolution in values -- one that embeds empathy and equity more centrally in how we imagine progress and success.
How many schools, education reformers, and parents know that they are failing unless their young people are practicing being changemakers?
As the world observes International Youth Day this week, I wanted to feature the direct voices of young changemakers who are unafraid of challenging the status-quo and refuse to accept the way things are
Social entrepreneurship isn't just a new approach to business. It's a way of life. We won't effect meaningful change in the world around us without constantly questioning and challenging ourselves to live and be better -- every moment of every day.
A new kind of economy is taking root, called the circular economy, that's capturing the attention of change-makers around the world. It offers a way of growing our economies and businesses while facing up to the resource shortages and environmental degradation that threaten us.
Once upon a time, a young American woman landed her dream job -- and then gave it to someone else. Nine years later, she's creating a sustainable new model for international journalism that provides jobs and empowers women all over the world.
At this year's Meeting, those challenges included everything from food and water security, to energy and climate change, to education and healthcare reform, to strengthening the Circular Economy.
We cannot afford to stand at the sidelines and watch people do things for us. Developing a resilient entrepreneurial base and private sector can sustain economic growth and produce real economic and social gains in Africa.
To take the world's future into our hands, we must take our own future into our hands. We must change ourselves by living meaningful, mission-driven lives. Deciding to do so is where social entrepreneurship begins.
Vegan Animal Rescue in Colorado: When Erin Nissen drove through the Native American reservations of Colorado's Four Corners
We need to ramp up our investments in educational gender equity and opportunities for women and girls. By doing so, our families and communities will thrive.
We can only achieve the sweeping social change we aspire to by harnessing the leadership potential of all individuals involved in the cause.
Food empathetic people make healthier food choices, recycle more and waste less.
Football offers an important opportunity for development -- not just for those in need, but also those who have the resources and skills to help. The power of the sport is in its universal appeal, which can bring us together to tackle common challenges.