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Become a participant

Become a participant

Why apply

Participants will gain the skills to foster entrepreneurial success and social impact at the same time. The program offers a space for future changemakers who challenge traditional assumptions of how economy and society work.

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Your profile

Our participants will have minimum five years of professional experience and may have post-graduate qualifications such as a MBA or Masters in International Development. They will also have an inspiring track record of achievements in and outside of work.

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Fact Sheet


Checkout the dates for 2018/19

Applications for 2018/19 are now open.

Deadline 31.07.2018

Meet our current participants: participants 2017/18

Target group

Professionals and leaders from all sectors


Minimum requirements:

  • The desire to become a thought leader and changemaker
  • 5 years of work experience
  • English skills


  • Part-time, 9 month (October–June)
  • 14 days of in-class sessions
  • Tailored fieldwork with a social entrepreneur





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Course location

Vienna, Austria



EUR 10,000 excl. VAT


Scholarships and Stipends for EUR 7,500 each


  • 1 Stipend “women´s empowerment” by Ashoka in cooperation with Hil-Foundation | Who can apply? All women advocating for women´s empowerment
  • 1 Stipend “NGO” by Ashoka | Who can apply? All people working for not-for-profit companies