Shantanu Paul from Ashoka visits Dnet and talks about Ashoka's vision, traits of a changemaker, new framework of and way forward of Ashoka and development verticals for an effective interactive network between the changemakers towards a sustainable development cohort.
"We must embrace empathy if we truly want to change the world", Shantanu Paul reflects on the qualities of a changemaker during his visit to Dnet on 6th September, 2017. Shantanu is working with Ashoka Venture and Fellowship team in India since 2016.
Originally from Australia, Shantanu came to India through the IDEX Global Fellowship program, an accelerator in Social Entrepreneurship for early stage professionals. Prior to this, Shantanu has worked for aid organizations such as World Vision Australia in various capacities and founded the Save the Children Australia Youth Movement. He started his own organization for Youth Mentorship and Youth Empowerment in Australia and has also extensively worked in the space of Youth Mental Health.
What is Ashoka?
Ashoka is the world's largest community of system changing social entrepreneurs. Founded in 1980, it has grown into a strong network of more than 3000 leading social entrepreneurs, operating in 80 countries around the world. Ashoka builds and cultivates a community of change leaders who see that the world now requires everyone to be a changemaker. Together, we collaborate to transform institutions and cultures worldwide so they support changemaking for the good of society. Know more about Ashoka: https://www.ashoka.org/en
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