I just heard a story that I adore. It comes from Ali Raza Khan, an Ashoka social entrepreneur and education reformer in Pakistan.


At the recent inaugural summit of his new foundation, Barack Obama warned, “Something [is] wrong with the civic culture, not just in the United States but around the world.” This inward turning and civic disengagement long predate the 2016 election. 

But it also heralds the rise of radical individual agency and the democratization of leadership, where everyone can potentially make and lead change.


This article originally appeared on Forbes.

How Bill Drayton and Roy Prosterman Shaped Our Core Principles on Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership


This article originally appeared on Bloomberg

Bill Drayton is fostering the “skill that society is desperate for” by raising a generation of supersocial entrepreneurs.