Changemakers

At the heart of ChangemakerXchange is a community of 900 high-impact changemakers working on a vast range of social and environmental issues from across the world. They join the network via 5-day retreats which foster lasting connections, nurture their wellbeing, and enable peer-learning and meaningful collaborations. We then provide members with ongoing capacity building, so that they may create, sustain and scale their positive

FACILITATORS FOR CHANGE

We believe that great facilitation is like software for driving collaborative social change. Over 60 of our community members were therefor trained to be world-class facilitators. They now design and run programs for other social innovation-focused networks and organisations who want to provide their stakeholders with empowering

THE POSSIBILISTS

Besides a community of changemakers and facilitators we're also a convening platform for the social innovation ecosystem. The Possibilists (a scientific research effort and global alliance in one) explores the impact, challenges and needs of young changemakers. And then runs collective action programs for accelerating solutions to improve the conditions for 'change making' for everyone. Because where others see competition, we see

ChangemakerXchange envisions a world where everyone is part of inclusive communities in which people connect deeply and co-create positive action to serve the wellbeing of people and planet 

Testimonials

“It’s a magical and transformative experience that helped me sharpen the impact of my venture and has influenced me positively in terms of spirit and wellbeing.”
— Maxie

“CXC summit is a life transforming experience every leader should go through. I made friends, partners and learnt so much from brilliant minds of the network”
— Olivier

“You have moments in life you’ll remember forever. The CXC summit is one of the those. So grateful to have joined this amazing community.”
— Isabelle

“I’ll say it again – after a long time, I found my tribe!”
— Madeeha

Impact

800 changemakers

100+ countries

150+ collaborations

Meet the Changemakers

CXC Summits 2021

All summits scheduled for spring 2021 have now taken place and we have accepted 100 new members into the community. New opportunities to join Changemakerxchange will be announced here soon. Stay tuned!

Europe & MENA

#All fields

3rd – 5th and 8th – 9th March

CXC summit for young social innovators from all fields in Europe, the South Caucasus, the Middle East, and North Africa.

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES
Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia (depending on location and time zone), San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen

Sub-Saharan Africa

#All fields

10th – 12th and 15th – 16th March

CXC summit for young social innovators from all fields in Sub-Saharan Africa.

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte-d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, eSwatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Latin America

#All fields

24th – 26th and 29th – 30th March

CXC summit for young social innovators from all fields in Latin America. As this is the first summit in this region, a group of ‘founding LatAm community members’ will be formed and special consideration will be given to ecosystem builders and those who work across multiple countries. While this first summit will be in English, it is likely that future editions will be held in Spanish / Portuguese. 

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES
Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

North America

#All fields

Second half of 2021

Changemakers from North America, please stay tuned! We will likely expand to your region at the end of 2021. We cannot wait to welcome many of you to the ChangemakerXchange community soon.

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES
Canada, USA

Asia & Australasia

#All fields

17th – 19th and 22nd – 23rd March

CXC summit for young social innovators from all fields in South, Central and East Asia & Australasia.

ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, North Korea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russia (depending on location and timezone), Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam