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Ashoka Fellows, members of a unique community We enable entrepreneurs and their ideas to flourish in a fostering environment, offering a 3 year stipend and the assistance required to our Fellows to allow them to dedicate their time and efforts to their idea. Ashoka provides a number of services to help our Fellows reach maximum impact, including consultancy services, technical assistance, marketing services, increased media exposure and public speaking training and opportunities. Additionally, the fellowship status allows special access to funding opportunities and awards from partners who would only invest in cutting-edge solutions. Becoming a fellow, Ashoka allows innovative and dedicated individuals to tap into a community of like-minded people, acting as a collaborative platform.

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“It’s given me wings to fly� Ashoka Fellow


“As we wire Fellows together, ideas flow across the world.This becomes multiplicative.The network becomes a distribution channel [for Change].” - Bill Drayton, Ashoka Founder and CEO

“Change starts when someone sees the next step.” Bill Drayton Ashoka Fellows are required to dedicate 3 years solely to their idea, sometimes they have to quit their day jobs for this. Fellows work closely with the Ashoka team, reporting on progress, expansion and replication of their ideas.

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“When I say to financiers or foundations that I am part of Ashoka, it immediately opens the door, commands respect, and you don’t have to fight to convince” - Ashoka Fellow


Ashoka Fellowship benefits