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This article originally appeared on leadyoung.ashoka.org

When she was 10 years old and with the help of her mother Ashoka social entrepreneur Valeria Budinich transformed a children's game into a lesson only she would understand years later: that markets can be powerful forces for good, but only if everyone can participate and the rules are fair.

 

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Ashoka Insight

In a world of rapid change with technology opening ways for people to participate in new ways, everyone has the opportunity to lead. To do so, one needs to adapt quickly and seize opportunities at a rapid rate. Mobilizing others around an idea is practice for seizing new opportunities down the line. But this new paradigm for the world requires a new kind of leadership that empowers others and ensures fairness so that benefits from this rapid change do not concentrate in the hands of a few.

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