As we enter the new year, we’re looking to social entrepreneurs to show us what’s around the bend. Translating their experience to the page, these Ashoka Fellows are helping us to see social and environmental challenges in a different light and find the best ways to plug into meaningful change.
Introducing 6 new books from 2019 you’ll want to carry forward into the new decade, all written by U.S.-based Ashoka Fellows. Enjoy and share!
An Ashoka Fellow since 2015, Bren is training a new generation of 3D ocean farmers to grow sea greens for food and other uses — creating jobs while protecting the planet. We talked to Bren about his book here.
#1 on the Wall Street Journal’s list of the year’s best books on aging well. An Ashoka Fellow since 2005, Marc has sparked a movement to tap the talent and experience of people past midlife to solve our society’s most vexing problems. He founded Encore.org.
An Ashoka Fellow since 2016, Angelou imagines a conservation movement that welcomes people of all backgrounds. She founded Greening Youth Foundation to create pathways for young people of color to connect with green jobs.
An Ashoka Fellow since 2004, Eboo founded Interfaith Youth Core based on the idea that religion should be a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division, helping people find common values to build a shared life together.