Pathways to Becoming a Social Innovator

There are many ways to get involved, depending upon your particular interests, experience, and profile.

The following are several pathways that are available to students, faculty, alumni and community partners. If you don't see something that works for you, please feel free to contact us and we'd be delighted to help you devise your own unique way into becoming a Changemaker for the Common Good!

Students

Faculty

  • Develop a course -- contact the Social Innovation Collaboratory to arrange for a personal consultation or a brainstorming session to see how we might help facilitate a partnership opportunity for your course(s)
  • Peruse funding opportunities and help students develop course projects with the help of additional resources.
  • Participate in the annual AshokaU Exchange -- one of the world's largest annual meetings about social innovation in higher education.  
  • Participate as a member of an Ashoka U Commons  -- a virtual accelerator for institutions working on specific building blocks of social innovation education
  • Attend one of our faculty changemaking workshops (more details coming soon!)

Staff

  • Participate in the annual AshokaU Exchange -- one of the world's largest annual meeting about social innovation in higher education  
  • Explore the co-curricular and program opportunities above and let us know how you'd like to contribute! 
  • Attend one of our changemaking workshops (more details coming soon!).

Alumni

  • Imagine ways that your expertise, experience, and passions dovetail with ongoing projects, prorams or courses, and let us know how you'd like to get involved.
  • Don't see a match? Contact the Social Innovation Collaboratory for a meeting where we can help you engage and contribute in meaningful ways.
  • Participate in the annual AshokaU Exchange -- one of the world's largest annual meeting about social innovation in higher education.  
  • Attend one of our changemaking workshops (more details coming soon!).

Community Partners

  • Contact us to let us know how your organization's mission dovetails with ours and set up a meeting to brainstorm ways that we might partner to promote the Common Good.
  • Already a partner?  Deepen your relationship and knowledge of changemaking by attending the annual AshokaU Exchange or one of our cangemaking workshops (more details coming soon!).