ChangemakerXchange ® brings together some of the world's most dedicated young social innovators, activists and changemakers who solve a social or environmental problem and have the skills and mindset to collaborate for collective


ChangemakerXchange enables the peer-exchange of ideas, resources and challenges and cultivates spaces in which changemakers can ‘be themselves’ and support each other. We co-create everything with our members and all of our activities are designed WITH not FOR the


The CXC experience kicks off with a 4-day summit in your region, which becomes the entry point into the global community. Our summits have no PowerPoint presentations, no guest speakers, or site visits. We believe the magic comes through a participant-centred agenda and through getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city to beautiful and unique retreat-style

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 


“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


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CXC Summits 2021

Finally, the long wait has come to an end!  

We are calling young social innovators to participate in our transformative ChangemakerXchange Virtual Summits in March 2021, and later join our global community of inspiring young changemakers.


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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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