About Next Now

The world is better than we think. In pockets across the globe, humans are pioneering and implementing working, real-life solutions — answers to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Next Now identifies, supports and lifts up these examples, and the changemakers behind them. From a bird’s eye perspective, we see patterns and frontiers of innovation that show a way to a better future. We weave a community of innovators committed to building it, and share our findings and insights with the world.

About Ashoka

Ashoka is the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs – now with nearly 4,000 Ashoka Fellows across more than 90 countries. Ashoka pioneered the field of social entrepreneurship, established terms like ‘social entrepreneur’ and ‘changemaker,’ and is routinely voted among the world’s top NGOs.