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Ashoka: 20 challenges for 20 entrepreneurs

Ashoka: 20 challenges for 20 entrepreneurs

Ashoka is the world’s largest community of social entrepreneurs, and has supported thousands of groundbreaking social innovators over the last 30 years (read more at McKinsey).

Currently, Ashoka is looking for outstanding entrepreneurs that can improve our world by focusing on 20 challenges, some of which are very related to our profession:

Housing

  • You want to meet the huge need for affordable, high quality homes – 25 million in India alone – by leveraging both business and social entrepreneurs.
  • You are passionate about low income communities gaining access to market-based affordable housing and a dignified life.
  • You want to create a complete ecosystem where housing is not just about four walls and a roof but about a place called home – where family, community life, business and sustainability originate.

Design

  • You see the huge potential of design to shape a better world.
  • You will lead a global network of designers and creatives who will transform the development of products, services, processes, and strategies for the good of society.
  • With a designer’s toolkit, you will work at the intersection of social entrepreneurship and science, technology, sociology, philosophy, and engineering.

You can check the rest of the challenges to see if you have what it takes and if it they fit with your passion, and if you think that you have the potential apply to become part of a global change.

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Cite: David Basulto. "Ashoka: 20 challenges for 20 entrepreneurs" 02 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/189052/ashoka-20-challenges-for-20-entrepreneurs/> ISSN 0719-8884
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