Collaborative Systems Change: the way forward
Jeroo has been in the field for 40 years, founding many successful social ventures such as One Family Foundation, which aims to initiate positive change in the world through collaborative working methods - incubating and facilitating projects to scale globally.
Our second guest in this episode is Odin Mühlenbein, partner at Ashoka Germany and co-leader of the Systems Unit at Ashoka Globalizer. Learn more about Jeroo’s changemaking journey and unique insights on collaborative mindsets by listening to our latest broadcast:
In this episode, Jeroo walks us through Collaborative Systems Change, the importance of giving up control and concrete steps on how to maximize long-term impact. In her opinion,
“Every social challenge can be approached through a systems change vision, enabling others to become part of the solution”.
Scaling impact and not organizations
We have to stop working in silos, and work more collaboratively towards systems change. This includes partnering with governments”.
I’m a dinosaur in the field, and I don’t know where I am going to go in the upcoming 10 years, but what I know is that Ashoka will be part of it, it has always been”.
Less than two years ago, Jeroo co-founded Catalyst 2030, a global movement of agents for change spread across 196 countries – NGOs, social entrepreneurs, intermediaries, funders and other social change innovators – that actively collaborate to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Discover this year’s Catalysing Change Week and join the Catalyst 2030 global movement.
* Ashoka works in the Nordic region to share the wisdom of leading social entrepreneurs with a global audience and contribute positively to this rapidly changing world. If you are interested in being part of this mission, recommend a candidate to join the Ashoka Fellowship.
* Leading with Social Impact is a podcast series hosted by Shreyas Bharadwaj that aims to connect people to the inspirational thoughts and ideas of the leaders who work to create a positive social impact.