How society helps children grow up needs fundamental innovation at least as urgently as in how it produces computers. That is why Ashoka is so important. It finds, helps launch, and then links and leverages the most powerful social innovations and innovators.
Ashoka's Priorities and Theory of Change
Ashoka focuses on four strategic priorities to help people understand and adapt to a world of accelerating change, where everyone is called on to be a leader:
Ashoka selects world-class social entrepreneurs who are leading the way to an everyone-a-changemaker world.
Every Child Practicing Empathy
To thrive in today’s rapidly changing world, everyone must be a changemaker, and changemaking starts with empathy.
Ashoka is leading a movement to transform how young people grow up so they have the power to lead, to contribute — to be in charge.
Organizing for Changemaking
Living and working in our changemaker world requires breaking through silos, tearing down walls, and organizing in fluid, open, teams of teams.
In 2018, Ashoka led one of the largest and most diverse studies of system changing social entrepreneurs ever conducted. And we found that Ashoka Fellows are having systems-level impact — 74 percent...
This collection showcases how our 2018 Ashoka Fellows are working to affect change on today's most pressing issues.