Supporting System Changers: The role of system thinking, leadership and wellbeing
Together with +20 ecosystem partners, academics, Fellows, and intermediaries, we share our global Ashoka Fellowship Program experience on how we support social innovators to change social structures, co-create cross-sector collaborations, and anchor wellbeing at the center of work.
Embracing Complexity Towards a Shared Understanding of Funding Systems Change
On the 25th anniversary of his passing, Ashoka dedicates this report to James P. Grant, a consummate systems leader as architect of the Child Survival Revolution and The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
New Allies: How governments can unlock the potential of social entrepreneurs for the common good
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, at a time when the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seem further out of reach, it is clear that the need to find, fund and support transformative solutions for the challenges we are facing has grown more urgent.
We’re living through an unprecedented, uncertain, historic moment that is drastically shifting the way we live, connect, work, and engage with one another. In times like this, we may find ourselves in need of support to cope with emerging challenges, develop our capacity to be well despite...
Seven Steps for Funding System Change
A comprehensive guide for Funders by Social Entrepreneurs We studied the perspectives of 20 Ashoka Fellows and other systems changing social entrepreneurs on how they experience funding as most effective in the context of their system changing work. The result is a comprehensive guide for funders...
From Small to Systemic. The Multibillion-Euro Potential in Social Innovations
Major waves are poised to rip through our society. Demographic shift, global mobility, urbanization, and digitization of the working world – our traditional perspective no longer suffices to answer all the questions raised. Yet we need solutions to these questions – socially and economically.