Ashoka's storytelling initiative aims to demonstrate the power of a young person who has identified a problem, formed and led a team, and created a solution. These stories help everyone see the new reality — that everything is changing, and this requires redefining what "growing up" means.

youth Voices

We believe that youth voice is critical for our society, and that each of us should take steps to make sure that youth voices are heard in workplaces, on social media, and throughout our society. Check out the videos below to hear from young people throughout the world who are stepping up to create change in their communities, and share your favorites with your family, friends, and coworkers. 

Young Changemaker Videos





Ashoka has many media partners that are dedicated to spreading the everyone a changemaker message. Some of our partners are below.

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Ashoka partners with the most innovative corporations ready to co-create a multi-faceted partnership that engages various parts of their business. Ashoka looks for corporations that embrace changemaking culture internally with their employees as well as within their broader business.

Over the years Ashoka Youth Years US has partnered with over 50 corporations to encourage tens of thousands of young people to become changemakers and grow changemaking culture within their businesses.


Youth serving organizations in our network value changemaking culture for their employees as well as the young people they work with.  They help grow changemaker mindsets in their employees and provide opportunities for youth to practice empathy and changemaking at various points in their day.