How becoming a changemaker at any age can inspire others

This story looks at the power of intergenerational changemaking
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Bridging Borders

From North Carolina to China: Samantha Lumpkin experiences changemaking around the globe
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Storytelling to Changemaking: Garu Kim

From bridging the gap across generational disconnects as a young person, Garu now enables the spread of mindset shifts through supporting front-line changemakers from country to country in their journey of impact.
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Traversing Cultures

Rachel Centariczki explores the intersection of empathy and changemaking in Micronesia
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Finding Self-purpose through Social Impact: Shafat's Changemaker Journey

In a conversation with Shafat Khan, we learn about what inspired him to pursue social entrepreneurship, his thoughts on the role of young people, and his journey with Ashoka to date.
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Changemaking Where Needed: Santiago's Changemaker Journey

In a conversation with Santiago Mejia, we discuss migration, the importance of being cognizant of one’s identity, life in Colombia, and leadership.
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Educate for Change

Flavio Bassi works for social entrepreneurship, inspired by popular education and indigenous peoples

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#Fab50: Dr Shruti Nair Champions Equal Opportunities For Young Girls

When we look around, women today are more empowered than ever before and occupy positions of power all over. Despite what gender stereotypes may tell us, women excel at leadership. In this Special Issue, we identify 50 outstanding women who are UNSTOPPABLE—who have made a mark in whatever they do...
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Nico Pablo: Striving to Build Inclusive Communities

Nico’s story illustrates a changemaking journey in which development and communication intersect, detailing how Nico uses such an intersection to create multiple inclusive communities.
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Shantanu Paul on Fostering Cognitive Empathy and Connections across Fields

Being a social entrepreneur with a history of young changemaking himself, Shantanu firmly believes that cognitive empathy is the most critical skill for becoming a young changemaker - an individual who has an idea, forms a team, takes on an initiative, and creates meaningful change in their world.
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#LeadYoung - Ara Kusuma, changemaking for the love of cows

What if everyone grew up following their passions to change things in their communities for the better? What if we all felt supported by their families, their schools, their neighbors?

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#LeadYoung - Bill Drayton: "Une fois qu'un jeune a eu un rêve, a construit une équipe et a changé son monde ... ils seront un changemaker pour la vie"

Ne montrez pas que vous êtes inquiète. À l'école primaire, je ne comprenais jamais pourquoi le latin et les maths semblaient me torturer, et pour moi, le football se résumait à être taclé sans arrêt. Mais ma passion était de commencer des choses, surtout les journaux. Une fois que j'eus économisé...
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Simon Stumpf on early changemaking: "In the world today, we will all be called upon to lead at some point"

Simon Stumpf, Director of Ashoka’s Fellow selection program in the U.S., shares how he seized his own opportunity to lead as pre-teen when family circumstances demanded and how he didn’t stop there. As a parent today facing a world of great change and challenges, he shares his thoughts on what it...
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#LeadYoung - Valeria Budinich: Aider les entrepreneurs sociaux accès au capital et des ressources à l'échelle leurs initiatives

Valeria Budinich est à la fois entrepreneuse sociale et spécialiste en stratégie organisationnelle. Elle a à son actif 25 années d’expérience en entreprenariat socio-économique à fortes retombées. C’est avec une roulette que Valeria fit ses premières preuves en tant qu’entrepreneuse sociale...
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