• We Live In a Changemaker World

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  • How Ashoka Fellows Accelerate an Everyone a Changemaker™...

  • The Case For Changemaker Education

  • How Highly Resourced Individuals Can Support Systems Change

Ashoka's Priorities and Theory of Change

Ashoka focuses on four strategic priorities to help people understand and adapt to a world of accelerating change, where everyone is called on to be a leader: 


Social Entrepreneurship

Ashoka selects world-class social entrepreneurs who are leading the way to an everyone-a-changemaker world.

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Empathy & Young Changemaking

Ashoka is leading a movement to transform how young people grow up so they thrive in today’s rapidly changing world where everyone must be a changemaker. Changemaking starts with empathy.

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Organizing for Changemaking

Living and working in our changemaker world requires breaking through silos, tearing down walls, and organizing in fluid, open, teams of teams.

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Read our One Community report

Ashoka envisions a world where everyone is powerful – where every individual, business and institution can embrace their agency, has the skills to solve problems, and contributes to change in positive ways. To that end, we have set out to mobilise our network – of leading social entrepreneurs, young changemakers, leaders in education, philanthropists and businesses – into a movement united by the goal of accelerating systems change.  

In our latest report, you will learn about Ashoka Fellows who have become our partners, young changemakers turned colleagues, individuals and businesses that have become leaders of change, and so much more – a truly fluid network that demonstrates the power of collaborative entrepreneurship in continuously evolving ways.  

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How can the UK embrace a culture of changemaking?

These are a collection of stories and examples of how changemakers are shaping the new way forward in the UK & Ireland. Learn more about Ashoka's work in the UK and how you can get involved.

How a young Changemaker organised one of Manchester’s largest climate actions to date

In February 2019, teenager Charlotte Lastoweckyi joined her first protest against climate change. Just months later, she helped to organise one of Manchester’s largest climate actions to date – the September 20th Climate Strike in city centre. Three to four thousand young people and adults joined to...
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Ashoka and UK city leaders discuss recipes for education renewal at recent FED Summit

City leaders from across England discussed place-based strategies for education renewal at the Foundation for Education Development (FED) national summit held last month. The focus of Day 2 - How Can Long Term Place Based Strategies Strengthen Our Communities? – was planned in partnership between...
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The Case For Changemaker Education

Building an Everyone a Changemaker world means we both embrace our changemaking potential and enable those in our homes, schools, workplaces, and communities to do the same. This level of engagement is essential to ensure that shared challenges in a rapidly changing world — some of them existential...
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