Ashoka Globalizer

Over the past three decades, Ashoka Globalizer, the world’s pre-eminent network of social entrepreneurs, has identified Fellows with the greatest potential for catalyzing global systems change. In this series a couple of these leaders describe investment strategies measured by performance of social capital and social innovations, implementing positive change in their respective industries.

About the show

Hosted by: Matthew Bishop

Music: Moby

9 episodes

Location: Munich, Germany

Studio: Martine Dubin Company

HD PG-13

About Matthew Bishop

Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. Mr. Bishop was previously the magazine’s London-based Business Editor. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business.

Mr. Bishop is the author of several books. Most notably, Philanthrocapitalism, on the new movement that brings together the business and social sectors to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.


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" with priorities in social entrepreneurship, transforming younger generations into agents of change, and organizing a global network equipped with the tools needed for inspiring change. The Globalizer program taps into Ashoka’s broad network of changemakers across the business, government, and citizen sectors. It begins with a three-month advisory phase where a support team of volunteer advisors—leading strategy consultants and high-level business leaders—help Ashoka Fellows reflect on key issues and establish a solid strategy to spread their impact.

Visit the website https://www.ashoka.org/en-us

Season 1

Anousheh Ansari
Anousheh Ansari

Solving Humanity's Challenges Through Technology

Anousheh shares her opinions on global political challenges and how the youth can use technology to solve larger civil problems, highlight issues and take revolutionary strides.

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Badr Jafar
Badr Jafar

Corporate Responsibility in the Middle East

Middle East's Energy CEO of the Year, Badr Jafar promotes good corporate governance, accountability, transparency, and social responsibility as President of Crescent Enterprises. As a leader in the industry facing the energy crisis

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Esther Dyson
Esther Dyson

Social Impact Investor and Edventure Founder

Esther Dyson shares how government leaders reflect the society they represent through many societal examples of unconventional thought. Her words highlight the importance of community standards for a better world.

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Lars Hinrichs
Lars Hinrichs

Social Networking For Business Professionals

Is Europe an evolving ecosystem for the budding entrepreneur? Lars Hinrichs believes that although Europe is a follower to the landscape but as it grows he notices political support for new businesses, industries and markets.

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Gregor Hackmack
Gregor Hackmack

Connecting The German Community with Parliament

Gregor Hackmack, a German social and civil tech entrepreneur created a non-profit which enables communication between political leaders and the general public, helping build a stronger and connected community amplifying voices and moving their conversations online.

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Eric Dawson
Eric Dawson

Safe Classrooms with Peace First

Peace First is an organization which empowers students to create their own safe classroom and teaches young people to adapt and respond to complex challenges through creative solutions, building courageous and confident students in school and the community.

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Brij Kothari
Brij Kothari

SLS Creates Mass Literacy in India

Brij Kothari is an Indian academic and a social entrepreneur who has leveraged the ubiquitous presence of television in rural India and the billion-strong Indian population’s appetite for film songs to infuse reading practice into entertainment.

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Rosanne Haggerty
Rosanne Haggerty

Common Ground Community Helps Homeless

Rosanne Haggerty is a Peter Drucker Awardee and the Founder of Common Ground Community which develops strategies to end homelessness in New York City. She shares her initiatives to end homelessness and solve complex housing problems.

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Peter Goldmark
Peter Goldmark

Journalism For Social & Environmental Change

Peter Goldmark, journalist and philanthropist shares his expert opinions on the influence of the western example for global change and philanthropy. Every philanthropic initiative is scalable and can be made possible with human interest powerful messaging.

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