Changemakers

Introducing the MTV EMA Generation Change Award

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For the first time ever, the MTV EMA is recognizing the inspiring, young changemakers of the world with the MTV EMA Generation Change award. The five changemakers nominated for the award this year are Xiuhtezcatl "X" Martinez, Sonita Alizadeh, Mohamed Al Jounde, Hauwa Ojeifo and Ellen Jones. They're all no older than 25 and tackling some of the world's toughest problems in substantial ways.
 

The Call of a Global Movement: Laying the Groundwork for the Future of Changemaking Around the World

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From the time I lived in South Africa in the late 1990s, I’ve had this idea of a “future memory.” It’s an experience you know as clearly as a recollection from your past – say, jumping off a rope swing into a mountain lake as a child – but it hasn’t happened yet. It’s more than a premonition. It’s something you can visit over and over in your mind. You just haven’t lived it.

12 Initiatives Working to Empower Women in the Middle East

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Editor’s Note: A version of this blog post was originally published on Wamda.com and is cross-posted here with permission.

A Woman's Work: Powering Up in the MENA Region

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GE sponsors the Women Powering Work program to bring about innovations for economic equality in the MENA region.

She Will Innovate: New Changemakers and Ashoka Fellows

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“Ashoka knows that when women and girls have a chance to succeed, everybody wins,” said Ashoka President, Diana Wells. “The three winners in the ‘She Will Innovate’ competition are unlocking access to literacy, education, health information, and economic opportunity for girls and women worldwide, while helping to bridge the digital divide.”

Sambazon Warrior of Change Contest

Nationwide Call for Online Submissions by Changemakers Ends November 30, 2010
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Sambazon, a global supplier of acai (ah-sigh-ee) and acai packaged consumer products, today launches the Warrior of Change contest as part of its Warrior Up campaign that celebrates individuals who are making positive change in their communities and empowering others to do the same.

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Sambazon, a global supplier of acai (ah-sigh-ee) and acai packaged consumer products, today launches the Warrior of Change contest as part of its Warrior Up campaign that celebrates individuals who are making positive change in their communities and empowering others to do the same.

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