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The future is better than we think. Tap the deep knowledge and surprising insights of the world’s best social entrepreneurs *live* at partner events and every Wednesday via our Welcome Change series, broadcast on Zoom to all time zones. Browse topics and RSVP below.

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Past Events

Paul Radu
Everyone vs. Corruption: Human networks partnering with technology
Ashoka Live
March 13, 2024
Myung-sook Seo on Welcome Change
Multiplying trailblazers on South Korea’s Jeju Island
Ashoka Live
January 31, 2024
Christiana Bukalo
Making Stateless People Visible and Powerful
Ashoka Live
January 17, 2024
Nelson Olanipekun
Leveraging AI for Justice
Ashoka Live
December 13, 2023
Learning for a living planet
Ashoka Live
November 29, 2023
Blueprints for sustainability and lessons from Indonesia
Ashoka Live
November 15, 2023
Appalachian economy
The New Appalachian Economy
Ashoka Live
November 1, 2023
Migrants and refugees stepping up as changemakers
Ashoka Live
October 25, 2023
Unleashing Climate Agency
Everyone, everywhere, all at once – Unleashing our climate agency
Ashoka Live
October 11, 2023
Young changemakers democratizing access to mental health
Ashoka Live
September 27, 2023
Welcome Change
How local journalists can improve the global news industry
Ashoka Live
September 20, 2023
Kelly Davies
The next goal: chasing the full potential of sport for good
Ashoka Live
September 13, 2023
Fran Diaz
3D printed prosthetics that unleash children’s agency
Ashoka Live
July 26, 2023
Marinalva Santan
Expanding rights and the culture of pride in Brazil
Ashoka Live
June 28, 2023
Pablo Lecuona
How Argentina’s blind community is updating the tech industry
Ashoka Live
June 7, 2023
Joaquim de Melo
From economic inequality to community wealth: Lessons from Brazil
Ashoka Live
May 24, 2023
Mariana Ruenes
The role of business in ending human trafficking
Ashoka Live
May 10, 2023
Helena Puig
Why social media amplifies extreme views – and how to stop it
Ashoka Live
May 3, 2023
Saket Soni
Who responds to climate disasters?
Ashoka Live
April 26, 2023
Meseret and Carolina
Building a safety net against economic abuse
Ashoka Live
April 19, 2023
Wietse and Alexandra
Our new ocean treaty & the role of sea rangers
Ashoka Live
April 5, 2023
Laurent Richard
Keeping forbidden stories alive through collaborative journalism
Ashoka Live
March 23, 2023
Laetitia Vasseur
New consumer mindsets & building tech that lasts
Ashoka Live
February 15, 2023
Naomi Mwaura
Redesigning Kenya's public transport with women in mind
Ashoka Live
February 8, 2023
Laura Zommer
Debunking & defunding Spanish-language disinformation
Ashoka Live
February 1, 2023
Jesus Garzón
When sheep lead the way
Ashoka Live
January 25, 2023
New Longevity summit
Building for the New Longevity
Ashoka Live
November 9, 2022
drones for good
Drones for good with women at the helm
Ashoka Live
October 26, 2022
Grandmothers democratizing mental health care
Ashoka Live
October 19, 2022
Connecting with wildlife -  bilingual card
Connecting with wildlife / Conexiones con la vida silvestre
Ashoka Live
October 5, 2022
Tackling hoaxes and restoring trust in Indonesia
Ashoka Live
September 21, 2022
Nikita and Angelou
Ending Casteist Policing
Ashoka Live
September 7, 2022
Aakash Sethi
From Future of Work to Future of Learning: Lessons from India
Ashoka Live
July 27, 2022
Carmen Gheorge
Roma Women Leading Across Generations
Ashoka Live
June 29, 2022
Fracisco Quiñones
Lessons from Argentina - Expanding trans rights
Ashoka Live
June 22, 2022
Regulating Big Tech - Lessons from Europe
Ashoka Live
June 15, 2022
Welcome Change
The next goal: Football for good
Ashoka Live
June 1, 2022
Agata Teutsch
Building a gender equal world in times of crisis
Ashoka Live
May 25, 2022
Markus Raivio
Changing Finland's mental health culture
Ashoka Live
May 18, 2022
Valmir Ortega and Beth Cardoso
Transitioning to sustainable food systems for all
Ashoka Live
April 20, 2022
Ann Dumaliang and Tony La Viña
Shaping regenerative tourism in the Philippines
Ashoka Live
April 6, 2022
Bornstein and Dixon
Telling the whole story, including what's working
Ashoka Live
March 30, 2022
Smita Chakraburtty
Making open prisons the norm in India
Ashoka Live
March 23, 2022
Niembro and Riveros
Pesos y Contrapesos
Ashoka Live
March 16, 2022
Jill Habig
Public rights & law for all
Ashoka Live
March 2, 2022
Darryl Holliday
The future of local journalism is participatory
Ashoka Live
February 16, 2022
Cultivating healthy masculinities and uplifting fathers
Ashoka Live
February 9, 2022
Data privacy and patients driving their own health
Ashoka Live
February 2, 2022
Osama Manzar
Making community-owned Internet access universal in India
Ashoka Live
January 12, 2022
Healing and radical hope
Ashoka Live
December 8, 2021
Open-sourcing human rights investigations
Ashoka Live
November 17, 2021
Young changemakers building a better future for people & planet
Ashoka Live
November 3, 2021
Redefining Success & Systems Change: Insights from Women & Queer Changemakers
Ashoka Changemaker Summit
October 28, 2021
New Longevity: The Power of Arts and Culture to Change Mindsets on Aging
Ashoka Changemaker Summit
October 21, 2021
Illegal loggers step up as champions of sustainable forestry
Ashoka Live
October 20, 2021
Brazil’s indigenous rights & the future of land stewardship
Ashoka Live
October 15, 2021
Preserving democracy in the age of surveillance
Ashoka Changemaker Summit
October 14, 2021
Overcoming financial trauma & building wealth
Ashoka Live
October 13, 2021
A new economic architecture for our land and food
Ashoka Changemaker Summit
October 7, 2021
COP26 & changing the rules of finance
Ashoka Live
October 6, 2021
Fashion's huge waste problem - and what we can do about it
Ashoka Live
September 29, 2021
Memory Loss & The Journey of Carers
Ashoka Live
September 22, 2021
Lessons from Mexico: Building resilient infrastructure for a changing climate
Ashoka Live
September 15, 2021
Building welcoming communities as economies re-open
Ashoka Live
September 8, 2021
Trusting Young People to Lead
Ashoka Live
August 4, 2021
The Power of Procurement
Ashoka Live
July 21, 2021
Nigeria's Twitter ban & what it means for democracy
Ashoka Live
June 30, 2021
From Trans* visibility to liberation: building a gender equal world
Ashoka Live
June 16, 2021
Lessons from Covid: the relevance of empathy
Ashoka Live
June 9, 2021
Young changemakers building a Bangladesh free of child marriage
Ashoka Live
June 2, 2021
Responses from India as the Covid crisis deepens
Ashoka Live
May 19, 2021
Indigenous traditions and the future of food
Ashoka Live
May 12, 2021
Riccarda Zezza
Motherhood as a Masters
Ashoka Live
May 5, 2021
Welcome change
The right to sign: Deaf children and early language access
Ashoka Live
April 28, 2021
Strengthening Human Rights in the Digital Age
Ashoka Live
April 28, 2021
Launching into a new age of Planet & Climate action
April 19-June 16, 2021
From rights to jobs: LGBTQ+ liberation in the Arab World
Ashoka Live
April 7, 2021
Climate Change & the hidden cost of business as usual
Ashoka Live
March 24, 2021
Ashoka Card Sara
Mutualism and the Next Economy
Ashoka Live
March 17, 2021
Who Cares? Carers on the Global Agenda
February 10, 2021
Bringing the generations together
Ashoka Live
January 27, 2021
Why We Must Update The Social Contract For the Digital Age
January 13, 2021
Better Pathways to Asylum
December 2, 2020
Future Proofing Digital Rights
November 18, 2020
Gender Dialogues
November 18, 2020
Hacking the Food Industry
November 17, 2020
Strengthening Democracy Together
November 17, 2020
Recommitting to Democracy
October 28, 2020
Why we need data for Black lives
September 2, 2020