Changemaker Education: Canadian Network

Changemaker Education networks support post-secondary institutions and their students to be changemakers. The newly-created RRU Ashoka Research Chair in Research Effectiveness focuses on understanding and improving the contributions that knowledge, research and researchers make to social change processes.”


Dr. Brian Belcher,
Royal Roads University

Meet Canada’s Changemaker Education community

Together, we’re supporting our young people to become the leaders and changemakers we need for a sustainable, prosperous future.

At home and around the world.

Highlights from the Network

Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Expanding Possibilities for the Future of Higher Education

The Exchange is Ashoka U’s annual global gathering for social impact educators. See highlights from our 2019 Exchange in San Diego, CA!

“What makes a movement?” Ashoka U Exchange 2019 keynote panel

Ashoka Fellows Saru Jayaraman, Jessica Ladd, Erica Gerrity and Rev. Jennifer Bailey discuss their work, their impact, and what it takes to build a better future.

Laurier’s team was named champion among 58 teams across Canada.

The team will represent Canada at the Enactus World Cup. Learn more about the amazing initiatives designed by WLU students.

HEC Montreal becomes the world’s first French-language Changemaker Campus.

The School joins a select group of colleges and universities worldwide, united in their commitment to social transformation.

Ashoka Canada and Royal Roads University have established a new research chair in changemaking.

The Ashoka Research Chair in Research Effectiveness aims to evaluate change through socially engaged and effective research.

Changing the Now in Simcoe County

Over the course of eight months in 2019, Georgian College — an Ashoka Changemaker Campus — took on the challenge of building a region of changemakers in Simcoe County.

Accelerate Canada’s future changemakers

Innovative leaders are urgently needed to navigate the radical cultural shifts we face. Ashoka Canada is preparing students to thrive – and lead – this changemaking movement.