Our Advisory Board guides our choice of clients and projects ensuring that they have a significant potential for social impact. It comprises social entrepreneurs and business people. 

 

Advisory Board Members

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Valeria Budinich

born in Chile, has led social and business development programs for 25 years in 22 countries. She now leads Ashoka work on Hybrid Value Chains™.

 
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Emmanuel Faber

is the CEO of Danone where he has played a key role in its groundbreaking "social business" initiatives: danone.communities fund, Grameen-Danone JV.

 
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Rodrigo Baggio

is a Brazilian award winning social entrepreneur who founded CDI in 1995 to create the first schools combining information technology and citizenship.

 
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Bill Drayton

is an American serial social entrepreneur and the founder of Ashoka after a career at McKinsey. He is recognized as the pioneer of the global social entrepreneurship movement.

 
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Jay Naidoo

was a leader of the South African anti-apartheid movement and a minister in the first Nelson Mandela cabinet. He is also a successful business entrepreneur and chairs the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.