What is Ashoka?

Ashoka identifies and supports the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, learns from the patterns in their innovations, and mobilizes a global community that embraces these new frameworks to build an “everyone a changemaker world.”
Ashoka’s four areas of focus and investment help people to understand and adapt to a world of accelerating change where everyone is called on to be a leader:
• Social Entrepreneurship
• Every Child Practicing Empathy
• Youth Years
• Organizing for Changemaking

Why they are Awesome

  • The changemaker community consists of 3,500+ Fellows, 250+ change institutions, and 300+ partners across more than 90 countries.

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