A child or a teen who experiences what it feels like to change her world will often be a changemaker for life! This is evidenced in the stories of several Ashoka Fellows and business leaders who had their first changemaking experiences before age 20 and went on to drive large-scale transformative change as adults.
Read more the #leadyoung stories of Ashoka Fellows JP Maunes from the Philippines, who is catalyzing a movement of inclusion for people with disabilities in the country, and Jeroo Biilimoria from India, who set up a phone support system for street children. You will be inspired!
JP’s life’s work to change mindsets in Filipino society about disability inclusion started when he was a teenager — and has galvanized a major shift in the country's law enforcement and judicial system.