A global community of young social entrepreneurs, activists and changemakers.

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if every young changemaker in the world was part of an inclusive community for the exchange of knowledge, tools and resources (only 1 out of 10 young social entrepreneurs can finance themselves through their work), if they were able to prevent burnout (which 60% of young social entrepreneurs have experienced), they were able to truly sustain, scale and/or deepen their positive impact on people and planet.


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10 years after launching we are at an incredibly exciting milestone in our evolution: Through ChangemakerXchange we reach 1,000 high-impact changemakers in 130 countries globally and have built one of the world's most vibrant collaborative communities for young people who aim for positive change. Your support will help to unleash the full potential of this network by enabling hundreds of cross-country systems changing collaborations among the innovators, and by providing them with the spaces, connections, tools and resources they need to grow their impact.

Über uns
Ultimately 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.  Our current mission and activities center around three key pillars: 1) A global community, which provides 1000 (and growing) young changemakers with safe and empowering spaces to build connections, trust and collective action. 2) Our Facilitators for Change program, which builds the capacity of the social impact ecosystem towards human-centered and collaboration focused facilitation (with nearly 200 organizations trained to date) and 3) The Possibilists, a global alliance of 17 of the world's largest youth innovation networks (reaching hundreds of thousands of young innovators), which pr...

Das Team
  • Matthias Scheffelmeier

    Co-Founder & Managing Director

  • Nick McGirl

    Co-Founder & Managing Director

  • Miriam Sweeney

    Programms and Projects Lead

  • Anouk Siegrist

    Finance & Operations Lead

Wichtige Meilensteine
We celebrated our 10 year anniversary (and have proven our model works for over a decade now)


We successfully coped with the Corona Pandemic, switch all our activities online and are now perceived a global leader in online events and facilitation


We spun of from Ashoka and became an independent legal entity (gGmbH), based in Berlin / Germany


We hosted our first "Co-Creation Summit", a gathering where once a year our members take strategic decisions on the future of the community


  • ChangemakerXchange Community Survey (Impact Report) 2022


  • Freistellungsbescheid 2022


  • ChangemakerXchange: Our climate action changemakers program


  • ChangemakerXchange: An overview of our activities


Weitere Informationen
  • Firmensitz:   Berlin
  • Gründungsjahr:   2020
  • Mitarbeiter:   5
  • Jahresbudget:   760.000,00


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Finanzierende (2)

Was sagen Fachleute

Markus Lux

Senior Vice President Global Issues at Robert Bosch Stiftung

They do exist, the initiatives in which people from different backgrounds come together and achieve social impact due to the power of their social ...

Rowan Barnett

Director at EMEA

The determination of young changemakers to make the world a better and fairer place, is absolutely critical to ensuring inclusive and sustainable e...

Sharona Shnayder

Founder of the "Tuesday for Trash" Movement

ChangemakerXchange was probably the most meaningful conference/team building experience i’ve ever had! Not only because of the insightful programmi...

Mohamed Maray Elshikhi

Founder of the "Libya Youth Council for Climate Change"

This experience wasn’t similar to any youth event I had ever participated in, a lot of knowledge, energy, experience were shared between participan...