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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Unlocking ₵hange: Innovations for Financial Wellbeing, Resilience, and Freedom

Ashoka and BNY Mellon are hosting a Changemaker Challenge–a national social innovation competition–to uncover innovations that expand financial security of underserved communities, empowering everyone to be the drivers of their own financial wellbeing, resilience, and freedom.
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Fabric of Change

Ashoka and C&A Foundation have partnered to launch Fabric of Change, a global initiative to support innovators for a fair and sustainable apparel industry. This initiative is unlocking the unique power and potential of social entrepreneurs and their solutions to advance our shared vision...

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Future Forward

Future Forward is an innovation network that believes in creating a different story for Africa's Youth: where every youth thrives and is trusted to lead.

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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...

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