What we do

We believe that collaboration is key to solve complex challenges and achieve change. Therefore, we work closely together with various organizations to accomplish that. We are experts in creating successful and unique partnerships with different specializations that enable impact.

Dela Programme

Ashoka and IKEA Social Entrepreneurship have co-created a global accelerator to offer a space for scaling socially driven initiatives. During the first three editions of the Dela Programme, over 200 selected experts from the global social innovation and corporate sector (including IKEA co-workers...
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SFV Changemaker

A mentorship program for youth in social entrepreneurship and leadership! SFV Changemaker is a free program for youth between the ages of 18-25 who want support and inspiration for creating change within society. The program consists of workshops, team building and inspirational lectures where 11...
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Changemaker of the Year Award 2023

Ashoka Nordic’s Young Changemaker of the Year Award highlights young changemakers and their ability to bring about positive societal change. The award is geared towards youth based in Finland who are not only committed to creating an initiative for their community, but also display leadership...
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Fostering a stronger ecosystem

Swedish national initiative for a stronger support system on social entrepreneurship and social innovation. Nine actors from different parts of Sweden are now launching the most comprehensive initiative made so far in the country to promote a broader ecosystem and a stronger support structure for...
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Previous collaborations

Waves Summit 2022

15th of September 2022 at 8:30 am–17:30 pm @ Miltton House, Helsinki and online
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Nordic Changemaker Map

The Nordic Changemaker Map aimed to identify and analyze the current health status, networks and trends among Changemakers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The collected data was developed into digital and visualised maps, a set of recommendations and public event series.
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Young Change Leaders

The Nordic Young Change Leaders is on a mission to bring together leading impact-orientated youth to meet, share and grow – within the Nordics and beyond. The Nordic Young Change Leaders (NYC) is setting up the first pan-Nordic youth network as a part of the global Ashoka community of young...
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Changemaker of the year award

Ashoka Nordic’s Young Changemaker of the Year Award 2022 is designed for youth who are not only committed to creating an initiative for their community, but also display leadership, empathy, creativity, and the critical thinking skills necessary to identify a problem and propose a solution to it...
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Changemaker Experience

In partnership with Raoul Wallenberg Academy and supported by Vinnova Ashoka Nordic and Raoul Wallenberg Academy (RWA) have collaborated between 2015 to 2020 to support young social entrepreneurs and Changemakers. On our quest to strengthen Changemaking-skills among Swedish youth, we have developed...
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Changemakers Accelerator

A collaboration between Ashoka, Nordea and Accenture In 2019, the Changemakers Accelerator supported innovative Nordic Social Entrepreneurs working towards the biggest social challenges the Nordics face today, within the fields of climate action and circularity.
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