Meet the Module Leads
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.
Shafat is a partnerships manager at Ashoka, based in London, stewarding a thriving network of leading social entrepreneurs, young changemakers, business leaders, donors, supporters, and partner organisations. Shafat is a storyteller who 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 certification on Systems Change and Social Impact from The University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business and Bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia. Prior to being on the UK & Ireland team, Shafat worked at the Ashoka Global HQ.