Diana Wells of Ashoka, Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria, and Carolien de Bruin of the World Economic Forum highlight some of the key pieces of changemaking needed to respond to the current COVID crisis...
All over the world, people are seizing the moment, creatively solving problems and expressing love and respect in action
Proving you're never too young to achieve real success
As President Emerita at Ashoka, Dr. Wells has this advice for those looking to make a difference: “The biggest barrier for changemaking is that people don’t give themselves permission to begin. Every...
Ashoka in India
Ashoka’s country and regional offices around the world co-create and co-lead Ashoka’s programming. This enables our global changemaker community to capture and act upon emerging insights, knowledge, and talents of innovators from a wide range of cultural and regional contexts. See a full list of country offices.
Being a part of the global Ashoka family is like a dream come true. When we were elected, it gave us wings to sustain and let our new ideas fly. I am thankful for the timely support when we were venturing out to make the world a better place. The meaningful journey we charted together goes on.Binalakshmi NepramAshoka Fellow
Ashoka has helped me to cultivate a broad vision of my work by bringing the aspect of Framework change for a systemic change, not just in communities but in the larger society. The change I pursue now is much more constructive and transforming.Gaurang RavalAshoka Fellow
At a time when people paid little attention to my ideas, Ashoka spent hours listening. So many times during the process, I reconsidered strategies and threw out unrealistic plans. It was one of the most introspective and forward-thinking processes I had ever experienced.Ratnaboli RayAshoka Fellow
Ashoka helped me to understand the systems approach for large-scale framework change for my vision... All Ashoka workshops pushed me to think beyond my comfort zone, and ultimately to bring a larger change in society.Neelkanth MishraAshoka Fellow
Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry.Bill DraytonAshoka Founder & CEO
In times of rapid change, when problems are getting out of hand, solutions need to get out of hand. Everyone needs to lead. Everyone a Changemaker!Sunish JauhariIndia Leader