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T-Minus 200 Days: Ashoka-Lemelson Tech 4 Society Celebration
July 1, 2009
From Left: Ashoka-Lemelson Fellow, Vijay Pradap Singh; Lemelson Foundation Executive Director, Julia Novy-Hildesley; Ashoka-Lemelson Fellows Mathias Craig and David Kuria at an Ashoka Tech meetup in Nairobi, Kenya in June.

July 24 - Only 200 days until over 250 leading social entrepreneurs, business and thought leaders from around the globe will come together at Tech 4 Society, a celebration showcasing technological solutions and inventions that are revolutionizing social change around the world.

Brought together as part of the collaboration between Ashoka and the Lemelson Foundation, the landmark event will take place Feb. 11-13, 2010 in Hyderabad, India and will feature Ashoka-Lemelson Fellows as well as other luminaries in the field. Participants will share vital insights, perspectives, and experiences through a keynote address, plenary sessions, and panel discussions.

About AshokaTech and the Ashoka-Lemelson Fellowship

Ashoka and the Lemelson Foundation believe that invention and social entrepreneurship can align in powerful ways to improve the world and enable people to be changemakers and problem-solvers. Our partnership, which began in 2006, aims to find, support, and celebrate social innovators whose technologies offer fresh, effective approaches to advancing social change.

Read more about the Ashoka-Lemelson partnership here: http://www.ashoka.org/lemelson