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Mediterranean Region

Join the Ashoka Visionary Program in the Mediterranean!

The Ashoka Visionary Program is a part-time executive program for decision makers in the private and the public sector dealing with social innovations as well as social entrepreneurs. The program enables participants to gain the skills needed to master both entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial challenges and to generate social impact.

The program is designed for social entrepreneurs, managers of non-profit organizations and NGOs, managers in the philanthropic and public sectors, business people who operate in Mediterranean countries according to this list.

Gibraltar | Spain | France | Monaco | Italy | Malta | Slovenia | Croatia | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Montenegro | Albania | Greece | Turkey | Syria | Cyprus | Lebanon | Israel | Palestine | Egypt | Libya |  Tunisia | Algeria | Morocco


Costs & Stipends

The participation fee for the Ashoka Visionary Program is EUR 10.000.

Stipends for Ashoka Fellows are available!

-> stipends for executives from foundations in your region. EUR 5,000

-> stipends for senior social entrepreneurs in your region. EUR 10,000

Apply HERE until January 31st and receive a  stipend.


Please send us your CV + motivational letter why you want to join the program.

Criteria for application: years of work experience, area of expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, innovation & impact

Structure & Content

  • Module 1
    Social Entrepeneurship + Impact & Social Business Modeling


    Spotting opportunities in the emerging market of social entrepreneurship for new system-changing ideas, social innovations, and collaborations. Applying an impact model and impact- oriented business plan for strategy & organizational development.

  • Module 2
    & Scaling Social


    Developing ways to scale and maximize social impact; under- standing financing approaches to increase readiness and to attract funding and financing.

  • Module 3
    New Leadership


    Managing organizations; scouting for, attracting, recruiting, managing and rewarding the best talents.

  • Module 4
    System Change + Partnerships &


    Mobilizing stakeholders, facilitating impact-oriented collaboration and 'decision making’, and enabling systemchange. Understanding and leveraging the power of private companies, public institutions and traditional welfare organizations.

  • Module 5
    The Art of Storytelling & Marketing


    Designing, crafting and communicating success stories, leveraging
    the power of mass media, and utilizing social media channels.


Fact Sheet


Applications for 2019 are now open.

Meet our current participants: participants 2018/19

Target group

Professionals and leaders from all sectors

Minimum requirements:

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


  • Part-time, 9 months (March-November)
  • 14 days of in-class sessions
  • Tailored fieldwork with a social entrepreneur



Course location

Athens, Greece


Apply now



EUR 10,000 excl. VAT

Stipends for Ashoka Fellows are available


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