http://bit.ly/startempathy

Do you want to inspire a new generation of changemakers? check this http://bit.ly/startempathy and take the FREE Ashoka teaching empathy course.

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Hank Sanders in the news

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119019/civil-rights-movement-going-reverse-alabama

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Breaths

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Karima on resisting terrorism and fundamentalisms a must see listen and support

http://www.ted.com/talks/karima_bennoune_the_side_of_terrorism_that_doesn_t_make_headlines

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Ashoka Africa in DC

I would like to invite you in the name of the Ashoka Africa team visiting Washington DC from the 23th to the 27th to join us in celebrating Transforming Youth Years.
We identify, connect, and support the growth innovative practices to build a new generation made of changemakers in Africa. Through our multi faceted programs, we are offering a new experience of being young in Africa. Come and exchange and partner with us about transforming education systems, in creating employment for youth, in bringing forth nutrient security and more.

When ? Wednesday, June 25th 6:30pm—8:30pm at Busboys and Poets (14th and V location)
The event will be held in the Langston Room and light refreshments will be provided.
We cordially invite you to celebrate this exciting time as we launch the Ashoka Africa Empathy Initiative

About the Empathy initiative
The Ashoka Africa Team seeks to catalyze a global change in how children grow up, such that success means developing the skills and qualities that allow a person to empathize, collaborate, lead, and contribute to positive change.
Our goal is to ensure every child grows up to be a changemakers: an empathetic individual who can work in teams to solve problems. To learn more the initiative contact Coumba Toure ctoure@ashoka.org
Please share with your team and contact in the Washington DC Area.
To RSVP for the event please contact Amy Badiani at abadiani@ashoka.org
Coumba

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Africa lunch Roundtable exchange at the Ashoka Changemakers week in Paris

To answer tomorrow’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, Ashoka is gathering key Changemakers throughout France and Europe to design the future of social entrepreneurship, invent new models and create an enabling ecosystem to develop solutions at a large-scale.

The Ashoka Changemakers’ Week  in Paris is an exclusive event, designed for and by those who innovate, launch new initiatives and shift existing practices. The gathering is built around 3 levers of action to accelerate social change in Europe:

Social Entrepreneurs, to scale up ideas and create synergies that collectively maximize social impact.
Co-creation, to break the silos between Social Entrepreneurs, companies and public authorities and enable new alliances.
Changemaking Skills, to develop new learning in the education system and create a generation of young changemakers who are mastering empathy, leadership and teamwork.

I would like to officially invite you to participate at a special Africa lunch roundtable on Friday the 13th of June 2014 in Paris. We will bring solutions from Africa to inspire Europe. We will exchange about Education, Africa, Empathy and present pioneers Changemakers from the African continent like Karim Sy of jokkolabs http://jokkolabs.net ,  Aminata Diallo from Burkina Faso founder and director of Maia, Aicha Ba Diallo of  FAWE. Feel free to share with your network in Europe interested in Ashoka or Africa. Please let me know if you need any more information

All the best

Coumba

see the link 
http://www.ashokachangemakersweek.org/index_en.html

Coumba Toure
Coordinator Ashoka Africa
Empathy Initiative
Tel : 221 77 638 35 13//223 66 75 3999
Skypes: Ashokasahel kumbati
Emails: Ctoure@ashoka.org Kuumbati@orange.sn

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Silence Would Be Treason

Silence Would Be Treason.

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