Ashoka
Ashoka
Headquarter: Virginia, United States

About Ashoka


Ashoka identifies and supports the world's leading social entrepreneurs, learns from the patterns in their innovations, and mobilizes a global community that embraces these new frameworks to build an "everyone a changemaker world."

Ashoka focuses on three strategic priorities to help people understand and adapt to a world of accelerating change, where everyone is called on to be a leader

  1. Social EntrepreneurshipAshoka selects world-class social entrepreneurs who are leading the way to an everyone-a-changemaker world.
  2. Empathy and Young Changemaking Ashoka is leading a movement to transform how young people grow up so they have the power to lead, to contribute — to be in charge.
  3. Organizing for ChangemakingLiving and working in our changemaker world requires breaking through silos, tearing down walls, and organizing in fluid, open, teams of teams.



Work at Ashoka


Ashoka is a team of people working together to advance a world in which Everyone is a Changemaker. We hire people who will not rest until that vision is fully realized, and who share and live our values. We are impatient with historic patterns of inequality and are working to change them now. We have a deep respect for everyone as an equal contributor to society. We practice love and respect in action. We see a new world emerging in which teams of teams collaborate across all sectors for the good of all.

This endeavor is not for the faint of heart. So our hiring criteria and process are as much about mindset as they are about skills and experience. Join us in making history.

Ashoka Hiring Criteria

Our specific needs change constantly, but we hire throughout the year based on a person’s fit with our criteria: creative and effective leaders who have a history of making powerful ideas real. If this sounds like you, take a look at our hiring criteria and process.

Overview
Headquarter:
Virginia, United States
Founded:
1980
Type of Organization:
Non-Governmental Organizations
Website:
https://www.ashoka.org/
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