All Ashoka Partners
Ashoka's partners work together to invest in the people and patterns of collaborative entrepreneurship that are necessary in an Everyone a Changemaker® world.
Founded in Washington, D.C., in 1992 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit social enterprise, First Book is a leader in the educational equity field. Over its 29-year history, First Book has distributed more than 200 million books and educational resources, with a retail value of more than $2 billion. First Book believes education offers children in need the best path out of poverty. First Book breaks down barriers to quality education by providing its Network of more than 525,000 registered teachers, librarians, after school program leaders, and others serving children in need with millions of free and affordable new, high-quality books, educational resources, and basic needs items through the award-winning First Book Marketplace nonprofit eCommerce site. The First Book Network comprises the largest and fastest growing community of formal and informal educators serving children in need.
First Book also expands the breadth and depth of the education field through a family of social enterprises, including First Book Research & Insights, its proprietary research initiative, and the First Book Accelerator, which brings best-in-class research-based strategies to the classroom via relevant, usable educator resources. First Book Impact Funds target support to areas of need, such as rural communities or increasing diversity in children’s books. For more information, visit firstbook.org or follow the latest news on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Impact Hub is a rapidly expanding, diverse global network of over 15,000+ members in 80+ locations. Impact Hubs are where change goes to work. Part innovation lab, part business incubator, and part community center, it offers members a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow impact. The company believes a better world evolves through the combined accomplishments of creative, committed and compassionate individuals focused on a common purpose. It offers the opportunity join its diverse community of members and collaborators to inspire, connect, and enable people to develop their best work every step of the way.
By providing pro bono legal services to Ashoka Fellows, Latham & Watkins LLP takes an active role in Ashoka communities and makes public interest issues an integral part of their practice of law. Latham & Watkins is an international company that comprises of more than 2,200 lawyers situated in 13 countries.