wellbeing hub

Wellbeing Changemakers Hub


Ashoka creates nurturing opportunities for Fellows to connect and grow in order to bring about positive transformation in their lives and their work. We want to set a new standard that includes wellbeing in any definition of leadership and social impact.

Wellbeing is an essential ingredient to any social change approach that sees everyone as a changemaker. It influences the way we approach our systems change work, our leadership, and our collaborations. For this reason, this year, we will pause the global (virtual) Wellbeing Lab offering and instead focus on ensuring that wellbeing is a strategy, an experience, and a support ecosystem that is integrated across Ashoka.  

The success of an intervention depends on the interior conditions of the intervenor  (Bill O'Brien)

What is this experience all about? 

As a continued collaboration with Global Learning & Development, we will focus on the following experiences and activities:

1. We will launch a Wellbeing Changemakers Hub that will focus on: 

  • deep dive into the emergent narratives and key frames around wellbeing & changemaking: why wellbeing is essential to advance and co-create a world where everyone is a changemaker and why it is essential to systems change, leadership, and collaboration,
  • explore wellbeing practices, resources, and design principles and learn how to integrate them into our work for our teams, organization, network,
  • get inspired by each other's experiences in integrating and advancing wellbeing practices in our strategies and programs, and
  • collectively work on a proposal to advance wellbeing at different levels and with intervention points.

2. Our goal is to build an ecosystem of support with a focus on wellbeing by strengthening a trusted community of peers and a global network of partners. Our intention is to develop a deeper awareness of the wellbeing needs of our core community and

  • set up a network of probono partners, coaches, mentors, and wellbeing practitioners, and
  • help other regions and local communities to set up their own ecosystem of wellbeing support for changemakers.

If YOU are interested in being part of this network or know someone that could be a perfect fit, do not hesitate to fill out this form.

Module Timeline

December 2022 - February 2023 | 4 online conversations of 2 hours every month 

Dates: Wednesday, December 14th, January 18th, February 22nd, March 22nd

Time: 2-4 pm CET | 8-10 am EDT

  • Session 1 - Systems View: How does Wellbeing connect with Systems Change and the Everyone a Changemaker vision?
  • Session 2 - Individual: Inner Wellbeing & Social Change.
  • Session 3 - Team & Organizations: Team and organizational Wellbeing. 
  • Session 4 - Ecosystem: Equitable Wellbeing: Building an Ecosystem of Support.

    Who Can Apply?

    The experience is designed for Ashoka staff & wellbeing co-creators. Wellbeing co-creators are Ashoka Fellows or other actors that foster wellbeing in the ecosystem and are co-creating and delivering wellbeing offers to the community.

      Why should you apply?

      Join the Wellbeing Changemakers Hub if you see the value in or are interested to explore how to bring and integrate wellbeing into your work, strategy, and community initiatives.  

      Join the online sessions and..

      • Deep dive into the narrative and key frames around wellbeing & changemaking, why it is essential to advance and co-create a world where everyone is a changemaker and why it is essential to our systems change, leadership, and collaboration approach. 
      • Help us refine, expand and build on the narrative we have learned so far so that it can represent Ashoka’s community experience 
      • Acquire knowledge of existing resources, tools, and practices that you can use to host or integrate wellbeing spaces and learn about design principles to put them into action, 
      • Get inspired by the experience and examples of your peers about the importance of wellbeing and how it can be integrated into all aspects of your work. 
      • Explore with us and other members of our community the future of wellbeing in our network, get the support and the inspiration to share back, and integrate the learnings and insights to your team, program, or community. 
      • Be part of a peer learning space where you can share your learnings and experience and contribute to the overall experience of the group. 

      Meet the Module Leads

      If you have questions before applications, or are interested to collaborate and co-create please reach out to Ada.


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