European Changemaker Summit

European Changemaker Summit

May 16 2018 - May 16 2018 @ Berlin

Ashoka celebrates international system-changing social innovations at the European Changemaker Summit in Berlin.

40 leading social entrepreneurs from 17 European countries gather in one place for the first time ever to showcase their solutions to pressing social issues and to dive into high-caliber discussions with key decision-makers from NGOs, foundations, companies, investors, and public institutions on how to advance systemic change in their fields.

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16 May 2018
Pufendorfstraße 11,
Berlin, 10249
Wed, 16 May 2018
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Ashoka celebrates international system-changing social innovations at the European Changemaker Summit in Berlin.

40 leading social entrepreneurs from 17 European countries gather in one place for the first time ever to showcase their solutions to pressing social issues and to dive into high-caliber discussions with key decision-makers from NGOs, foundations, companies, investors, and public institutions on how to advance systemic change in their fields.

Event Timeline

Wed, 16 May 2018
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9:00 am - 9:30 am
Welcome & Registration

Rainer Höll
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9:30am - 10:00am
Introduction: Europe as a force in social innovation
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Caroline Casey
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10:00am - 10:15am
Keynote Speech: How Europe gave me the power to build a global movement
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Verena Pausder
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10:15am - 10:30am
Keynote Speech: Why entrepreneurs look up to social entrepreneurs
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10:30 - 11:15
Meet the social entrepreneurs!
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Teasers for the workshops with the 36 social entrepreneurs.


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11:15 - 11:45
Coffee Break

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11:45 - 13:15
Parallel workshops with the social entrepreneurs
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Workshops on social issues: Housing and Urbanity, Democracy and Protest, Climate and Biodiversity, Changemaker Education, Digital Platforms, Public Health, Future of Work, (Un)employment, Migrants and Refugees


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13:15 - 14:45
Stakeholder Lunches

Get to know other foundations, investors, companies and NGOs over lunchGet to know other foundations, investors, companies and NGOs over lunch.


Rainer Höll
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14:45 - 15:15
Impulse: Social innovation trends in Europe and how to make social entrepreneurs successful
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15:15 - 17:00
Interactive toolbox for social entrepreneurs - expert workshops on methods and know-how
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Workshops with Ashoka experts on Impact Orientation and Systemic Change 


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17:00 - 17:30
Coffee Break

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17:30 - 18:00
Closing: Where do we go from here? Looking back at the European Community from 2025
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18:30 - 22:00
Fingerfood and networking

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European Changemaker Summit