Ashoka 2018 ChangemakerXchange for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue Summit (Funded to Amsterdam)

Application Deadline: GMT on MONDAY 30th OF APRIL.

Are you the leader or founder of a social venture that focuses on: spreading values of diversity, cross-cultural understanding, intercultural education, social cohesion, peace-building, migration and integration or dialogue between groups (e.g. religious, political, generational)? If so, this is for you! Please join us on at a ChangemakerXChange summit aimed at connecting, learning and collaborating. You’ll be spending five days alongside inspiring peers and mentors, all innovating in this exciting and pressing field.

Co-created by Ashoka and The Robert Bosch Stiftung, this special themed summit is hosted by Pocket Stories and Safarni. We are also happy to be partnering with IAIE (International Association for Intercultural Education), and are grateful to the Anne Frank House for hosting part of this summit.

The summit will take place from afternoon of July 5th 2018 until afternoon of July 10th 2018. Participants must be able to attend all days.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants for ChangemakerXchange:

  • Must be aged between 18 and 30. Please note a limited number of three places is available for 29- and 30-year-old applicants.
  • Should lead, co-lead, have founded or co-founded their own social venture which is up and running and addresses the issues of diversity / dialogue / polarisation. We are unable to accept applicants with an idea only or who are volunteering for an organisation.
  • Must have a good level of English that enables them to understand, present, and collaborate throughout the summit.
  • Should have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative young social entrepreneurs and be willing to play an active role within this community.
  • Must come from one of the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen


  • ChangemakerXchange covers your travel costs to/from Amsterdam as well as most of the conference costs for all five nights and five days (including hotel accommodation, food, entrance fees, etc.).
  • However a participation fee of 100 EURO is requested to cover part of the costs. (A limited number of stipends/scholarships are available upon request. If you are unable to attend without this support, please let us know in the application form).

Apply Now for the Ashoka 2018 ChangemakerXchange for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Ashoka 2018 ChangemakerXchange for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue 


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