Increasing life readiness for young people in Greater Manchester
As we embark on our ambitious vision of building Greater Manchester as the first changemaker region in the UK, we are excited to announce our partnership with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority...
Refugees In Europe: How To Help In A Systemic Way?
Many of us are wondering with urgency what can we do to help. One of our concerns is also what is the most strategic way I can help to support long term, systemic change. This question about long...
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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.
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more