Ashoka Inspirational Talks

Ashoka inspirational talks
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The COVID-19 pandemic and other global ongoing issues have made it challenging to work on creating a better future.  

Nevertheless, the Ashoka Fellows have been taking action. Ashoka Fellows are a group of extraordinary changemakers who see the world not as it is, but as it should be. And who are building the pathways to get us there. 

To provide a community to foster positive change, Ashoka Switzerland organized a series of Inspirational Talks with Ashoka Fellows. During the online conversations, the most pressing social problems were discussed, innovative ideas to solve them were identified, and an environment inspiring everyone to become a changemaker themselves was created. 

See below our past talks and check out the important work of these Ashoka Fellows. Also, feel free to check out the Welcome Change talks happening every Wednesday to stay engaged with the Ashoka community here.  



Past Talks

Alain Werner and Karen Tse


Justice for all: How the rule of law can protect the disadvantaged.

Conversation with Karen Tse (International Bridges to Justice) and Alain Werner (Civitas Maxima)

April 22nd, 13.30 PM CET 

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Emilia Roig CIJ

Ending discrimination: How to be truly inclusive

Conversation with Emilia Roig (Center for Intersectional Justice)

February 22nd, 15.30 PM CET 

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Michael van Custem round

Bee Agile: How biodiversity brings value and inspires business

Conversation with Michael van Custem (Beeodiversity)

December 10th, 13.30 PM CET 

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Bart Weetjens Round

Being Aligned: How to connect your inner self with your role in society

Conversation with Bart Weetjens (his work)

October 13th, 13.30 PM CEST

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Mary Gordon Round

Empathy: the new essential skill

Conversation with Mary Gordon (Roots of Empathy)

September 8th, 13.30 PM CEST 

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Chris Underhill round

What happens when you jump off the boat: Learnings from a serial social entrepreneur

Conversation with Chris Underhill

June 9th, 13.30 PM CEST

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Riccarda Zezza round

Life as a teacher: How to transfer life-based learnings to the workplace

Conversation with Riccarda Zezza (Lifeed)

May 19th, 15.00 PM CET

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Louis Derungs round

Stronger than ever: Resilience in times of crisis

Conversation with Louis Derungs

April 8th, 12.00 PM CET

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