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A November full of impact: EVPA Impact Month

6 EVENTS > 3 LOCATIONS > 2 CRASH COURSES > 1 MISSION > A TRANSFORMATIONAL RECOVERY Ashoka has partnered with the EVPA Impact Month, a diverse series of events this November 2021, aiming to explore how investing for impact can be a driving force for social recovery and transformation. How can impact...
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Three trends for the future of land and food

At the Ashoka Changemaker Summit, social entrepreneurs show how we shift mindsets around agriculture Food production has radically changed over the last century, and so has the way we see our role in it. Industrialized agriculture helped us feed the world’s growing population, but it prioritized...
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How young changemakers are transforming mindsets

A conversation from the global Ashoka Changemaker Summit Imagine if, instead of asking young people “what do you want to be when you grow up?” we ask: “What problem are you going to solve?” As change continues to accelerate and systems fail to serve the good of all, young people play a critical role...
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5 Reasons to Join the Ashoka Changemaker Summit 2021

This year, the Ashoka Changemaker Summit is not just an event but a three-month journey starting online and culminating in December in the Italian city of Turin.
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Why We Should Trust Young People to Lead

How to set youth on a life-long trajectory of changemaking. Delving into Ashoka Changemaker Summit 2021 Theme: Young Changemakers
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8 Insights To Rebalance Our Relationship With Nature

A report led by Ashoka distills decades of experience in the area of planet and climate and spots patterns among their diverse approaches.
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How Social Entrepreneurs Took Action To Help India’s Covid Crisis

Ashoka Fellows worldwide are working on systemic responses to the pandemic. As the crisis deepened in India, many social entrepreneurs shifted to urgent responses that ranged from decentralizing supply chains for oxygen & other life-essentials, to addressing mental health & care gaps, and expanding...
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Social innovation: Overlooked certainties for a resilient society & future

“From November 17-19, 2020 the largest network of leading social innovators will gather at the online “Ashoka Changemaker Summit” to “Rediscover Certainty”. Social entrepreneurs – innovators with a social mission – and leaders from business and philanthropy will explore what provides certainty in...
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Meet our 2019 Ashoka Fellows in Europe

Ashoka has elected social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas with a systemic impact in Europe for 25 years.
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What happened in the Summit 2020 and why it matters

In spite of the trials and tribulations of the past year, Ashoka’s community of leading social innovators and changemakers has remained strong and united, often prioritizing working for the good of all.
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Why attend ACMS 2020?

In the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, we must unite around ideas for the good of all. That’s what the Ashoka Changemaker Summit is all about. And while the European editions of this event (in Berlin 2018 and in Barcelona 2019) have already impacted hundreds of attendees, this year we felt the...
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Why attend ECMS 2019?

Year after year we keep learning from Ashoka Fellows that changing systems and shifting mindsets require holistic approaches and collaboration.
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2018 Global Study finds Ashoka Fellows change policy, market dynamics, and how people think

In 2018, Ashoka led one of the largest and most diverse studies of system changing social entrepreneurs ever conducted.
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