Recommended Reading Recommended Reading Knowledge Products Watch Ashoka U videos. To better understand the “what and why” of Ashoka U and social innovation and changemaking in higher education, please see the curated list of high-quality articles, resources, videos and podcasts below. Introduction to Changemaking and Systems Leadership Changemaking: Tools to Spark Deeper Change – Short online course developed by Ashoka (2019) to introduce systems thinking and changemaking concepts. From Social Entrepreneurs to Systems Change Leaders: Big Idea Talk (12 min.) by Daniella Papi-Thorton at the 2018 Ashoka U Exchange making the case for educating students as systems change leaders. Answering Society’s Call: A New Leadership Imperative: Article from the Nov.2019 McKinsey Quarterly. See the ‘Empathy’ section for a discussion on the key capabilities of leaders seeking to direct systems change. Resources for Changemaker Educators Opening Chapter from Preparing Students for a Rapidly Changing World: from one of Ashoka U’s publications (2019) and includes Ashoka U’s set of changemaker learning outcomes. The full guide is available in our book store. Teaching Change & Ashoka U podcast series: Created by Jerrid Kalakay in partnership with Ashoka U (2019), this podcast series focuses on learning outcomes for Changemaker Education. Introduction from Evaluating Changemaker Education – A Practitioner’s Guide: One of Ashoka U’s publications (2019) and includes how to do evaluation with a changemaker mindset. The full guide is available in our book store. A Primer on Responsible Changemaker Education – by Jessica Lax, published in 2019, on how to address unintended negative consequences from changemaker education. Resources for Institutional Change in Higher Education Innovating Higher Education for the Greater Good: Spring 2020 series of articles presented by Stanford Social Innovation Review in collaboration with Ashoka U. Changemaker Institutions: by Ashoka U, (2018). Makes the case for social innovation as both an educational framework and as an approach for institutional innovation. 4 Keys to Campus Wide Change: By Jessica Lax, (2017). Summarizing key approaches taken by successful ‘institutional innovators’ in the Ashoka U network. Changemaker Education: 6 Insights from the Ashoka U Community: Short video (5 min.) from 2019 sharing insights about institutional change. About Ashoka Everyone a Changemaker: Bill Drayton’s Challenge to the World: by David Brooks in the NY Times (2018), discusses why a changemaker mentality needs to be universal. From Social Entrepreneurship to Everyone a Changemaker – 40 Years of Social Innovation: This issue of Social Innovations Journal (2018), is devoted to articles by Ashoka that analyze the results of the 2018 Global Fellows Study, one of the largest and most diverse studies of system changing social entrepreneurs ever conducted. New Paradigm for Leadership – Everyone Leads: by Diana Wells and Supriya Sankaran, (2016). Makes the case for distributed leadership in our schools, universities, workspaces and communities. Rethinking the Impact Spectrum: by Marina Kim, (2015). How Ashoka thinks about different levels of social impact. Ashoka seeks to operate at the framework change level. For additional insights check out our you tube playlist of Big Idea Talks from the 2019 Exchange.