Explore the core learning lenses of Changemaking Leadership with us as we strive to build a world for everyone to thrive and lead. We are excited to bring our community together to share the stories, how-tos and lessons from their own organisations and theory of changes, all facilitated by Ashoka. This is an invite-only initiative and every community member has to apply individually through the registration form and is available to Ashoka Fellows and their Staff Members, Corporate or Instutional Partners of Ashoka ,Part of an affiliated Ashoka Program or Partnership, Young Changemakers, Ashoka Support Network (ASN) Members, Ashoka Changemaker School Members, and Ashoka Staff Members. If you have questions before applications, or are interested to collaborate and co-create please reach out to our team.
Meet The Team
Program Co-leader, New Leadership, Wellbeing Lab and Democracy
Michela Fenech co-created and co-leads the Ashoka Europe Fellowship program including the New Leadership & Wellbeing Co-Learning Modules. She also co-facilitated the development of the newly established Elders Council for Social Entrepreneurs. Michela is interested in creating transformational spaces that explore and support questions on the leadership and wellbeing for system change and collaboration. She has also done Theory U Facilitation course, the power of Embodied Transformation and has started her coaching journey through NeuroSemantics. She is also a Team Co-Lead for the Ashoka Globalizer Program, Ashoka's leading accelerator for system change strategies.
Global Learning and Development Director
Luzette works on social ecosystem activation and system change through the design and facilitation of transformational learning processes. She works in the areas of human development, being-well, and awareness-based leadership development for changemakers.
For two decades she has focused on social entrepreneurship through different roles at Ashoka, including launching Ashoka’s Learning & Development to deepen an organizational learning culture in support of their vision of accelerating the emergence of an “Everyone a Changemaker” world.
Luzette is the founder of Alive & Thriving, LLC, a human development incubator for individuals and groups, and co-founder of Consciousness Coalition (CoCo Labs), a collaboration initiative to integrate human development into community development.
Luzette is adjunct faculty at George Washington University Center for Public Leadership’s e-co Leadership Coaching Program. She holds a BA in Finance & Intl Rel, a MSc in Holistic Science (whole and complex systems). Professional Certified Coach PCC, Theory U facilitator, Being-well coach and mindfulness practitioner.
Changemaking Leadership Co-lead & Partnerships Manager
Shafat Khan is stewarding a thriving network of leading social entrepreneurs, young changemakers, business leaders, donors, supporters, and partner organisations. Shafat has a background in building programs to activate changemaking journeys, facilitating ideation sessions, marketing and communications having worked at various startup organisations. He led his own sustainable clothing brand and is extremely passionate about human rights within supply chains. Shafat grew up in Dhaka, Bangladesh and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia. Prior to being on the UK & Ireland team, Shafat worked at the Ashoka Global HQ.