Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Summit in Dubai, UAE 2017 (Fully-funded)


Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Summit in Dubai, UAE 2017

Brief Description

Applications are now open for the 2017 Ashoka Changemaker exchange in Dubai, UAE co-created with and supported by  Robert Bosch Stiftung . The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. It gathers some of the world’s most exciting changemakers at impact retreats in beautiful spaces around the world for the exchange and co-creation of ideas.

The summit will take up from  Wednesday, April 26th 2017  evening up to  Sunday, 30th April 2017  morning and participants must be reliably expected to all days. The aim is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address the societal issues. Participants will be given the chance to create cross-sector / cross-border collaborations.

Cost and Benefits

ChangemakerXchange Travel to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai airport to the chosen venue on your arrival date.


Open to changemakers from MENA and Pakistan. 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 a social problem. We are unable to accept applicants with an idea only or who are volunteering for an organization.
  • Must have a good level of English that allows 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 Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.


  • To apply, go to  Dubai summit .
  • Please note: You may want to write your application in a Word file before filling out the form as it does unfortunately not allow you to save your progress.


 Deadline: February 19, 2017

For more information, visit  Ashoka ChangemakerXchange . Protection Status



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