Ashoka Young Changemakers

"Imagine a world where everyone is really a changemaker."

-Bill Drayton

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OUR VISION

We aim to transform adolescents of today into changemakers of tomorrow by inculcating skills of empathy, leadership, team work and changemaking through specifically designed activities and workshop

ABOUT CHANGEMAKER DAY

Ashoka Foundation aims to create a world where every individual is a Changemaker. Aspiring for a better future, our project focuses on preparing and inspiring young adults to create sustainable ecosystems that could address the pressing needs of the society. Through specifically designed activities, townhalls and skill enhancement workshops, participants will develop skills in cognitive empathy, collaborative leadership , teamwork , and changemaking.

Founded by Bill Drayton in 1980, Ashoka Foundation is the world’s largest network of leading social entrepreneurs and ranks among the top 5 NGOs of the world. Ashoka India functions as a collaborative network that supports and amplifies change by bringing together the changemakers of the world. Its mission is to identify and support the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and mobilizing a global community to embrace these new frameworks and build an “everyone a changemaker” world.

Oracle Corporation is one of the leading computer corporations of the world, specializing in the development of database software and technology. Under its Corporate Social Responsibility funding scheme, Oracle aims to support and fund the Changemaker Day Project to create a better world for tomorrow

MASH Project Foundation is a youth-led social enterprise building a global ecosystem for young social changemakers. . It organise cause based community events, experiential workshops on diverse sets of social skills, mentoring to young social changemakers and extend media support to inspiring grass-root stories.

WAYFORWARD

Changemaker Club will conduct an array of specifically designed activities and workshops for its members to enhance the skills of its members. The skills are :

Cognitive Empathy

Empathy is crucial in a world where rules cant keep pace with the speed and complexity of change. Empathy based ethics are fast becoming the cornerstone of our everyday dealings

Collaborative Leadership

Leadership requires that every player on the team must be an initiator. Each person should see the bigger picture and advance solutions that contribute to positive social outcomes

Team Work

Team work rlies on everyone having the capacity to work in fluids, open teams of teams to see and seize every opportunity offered.

Changemaking

It is the capacity to freely and effectively innovate for the good of all..

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Workshops on changing mindset of parents
Setting up Changemaker Clubs
Inspiring Stories
Competition-Changemaker Idea

frequently asked questions

1. Who can apply?

All schools are eligible to apply for the program, however they’ll have to be approved by ashoka for the workshop to be conducted.

2. You are interested in the program but don’t know how to proceed ?

If you want any help regarding how to proceed, contact us and we’ll get in touch as soon as possible.

3. When do I conduct the program?

You can conduct this program on any given school working day. The idea is to devote one full day to changemaking and help the students learn this new game. .

4. Whom do I invite in this event?

You can invite the parents, faculty, and anyone as long as the essence of the program is not hampered. However, you can’t charge them any money for attending this program.

5. How will Ashoka help me in carrying out Changemaker Day?

While preparing for the Changemaker Day, if you want any assistance from Ashoka, please contact us at

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