Changemakers activates a global network of social entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders, policy makers and activists to build an Everyone a Changemaker world.

Changemakers builds this movement by supporting changemakers of all kinds, delivering ground-breaking analysis, accelerating intrepreneurship, and creating strong partnerships that will drive impact. Changemakers exponentially accelerates lasting social change so that it tips the attitudes and behavior of individuals and institutions.

How We Work:



Social Innovation Mappings


Using these tools, Ashoka Changemakers creates opportunities for companies, foundations, and impact-sector organizations to co-create large-scale social change. We work together as collaborators to ignite communities focused on solving our world’s most pressing problems. 

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QBE and Ashoka Urban Resilience Challenge

What will the cities of tomorrow look like? How will they adapt and evolve? How will we effectively manage and respond to physical, economic and social risks? QBE and Ashoka are hosting the Urban Resilience Challenge – a national social innovation competition that will uncover and fund tech-based innovations that will drive resiliency in cities. Follow along to see how bright minds and big ideas will help reshape our world – one thriving, resilient city at a time.