Stories from Ashoka Fellows and Entrepreneurs

The majority of Ashoka’s leading social entrepreneurs, better known as Ashoka Fellows, had their first changemaking experience before age 20. Check out inspiring stories from our Fellows reflecting on their changemaking journeys.
28 stories

Stories from Latin America

Young people across Latin America are rising up for the environment, human rights, economic prosperity, and social equality. From Mexico to Brazil, Argentina to Colombia, changemakers are everywhere.
16 stories

Stories from North America

From March for Our Lives to the Global Climate Strike, young changemakers are leading some of today's biggest social movements in the United States. These young changemakers exemplify the idea that young people do not need permission to change their world.
41 stories

Stories from Sub-Saharan Africa

Across the region, young people from Nigeria to Kenya, South Africa to the Democratic Republic of the Congo are driving positive change for prosperity.
14 stories

Stories from India

From promoting financial literacy to developing apps for mental health, young people across India are paving the way for a more inclusive, healthier, and happier future.
37 stories

Stories from Indonesia

Through generations of movement building and unifying diverse groups, young people in Indonesia exemplify why every young person must find their power to create positive change.
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Stories from Europe

From the UK to Romania, Italy to Norway, young people are driving social change across Europe. Read, watch, and learn from the stories of changemakers to learn about their unique journeys, challenges, and lessons learned along the way.
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Stories about Changemaker Education

Read and watch stories of educators who are transforming their classrooms and schools into changemaker communities.
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Stories from Ashoka Entrepreneurs

Ashoka is a team of people working together to advance a world in which everyone is a changemaker. Our relentless, committed, and global team is also a community of changemakers, each with our own ever-evolving changemaking journey. 

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Resources for Storytelling

Check out these toolkits and activity guides for viewing, creating, and sharing stories of young changemakers. These stories are to inspire you and your community to adopt and spread the contagious power of changemaking.
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