Ashoka Changemakers Twitter Chat Discusses ‘Activating Empathy in Children’

Ashoka Changemakers, the online community for social entrepreneurs and changemakers organized a Twitter based chat on ‘Activating Empathy’ on March 20, 2012. This online discussion was part of Ashoka Changemakers latest collaborative competition titled Activating Empathy: Transforming Schools to Teach What Matters. This competition seeks to spark greater collaboration among efforts such as those that encourage social and emotional development, address bullying in ways that advance understanding of others’ perspectives, promote community diversity and respect for differences, or champion children as real-world problem-solvers. The deadline for entering into the Activating Empathy competition is 30th March 2012. 

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by Vallabh Rao.