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Pitch Your Failure @ Athens

What lies beyond failure? The third edition of Pitch Your Failure landed in Athens on 23rd November 2018 to share perfect stories true stories of failed social ventures in the fields of media, arts, and culture as a way to dismantle the myth that everything is always okay and mistakes should be hidden. After Rome

Pitch Your Failure @ Berlin

Success lies concealed in every failure After a first successful event held in October 2017 in Rome, Pitch Your Failure hosted its second event in March 2018 in Berlin, to gather young social entrepreneurs to share perfect stories true stories of failed social ventures to celebrate their mistakes and learn from the wisdom of their experiences.

The role of millennials in the emerging story of our time

ChangemakerXchange member Dr Seren Dalkiran reflects on the emerging story of her generation, the so-called Millennial Generation. She draws from the insights of her global field work and pioneering Ph.D. research on Millennial leadership worldwide whereby she generated data in 117 countries at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Utrecht University and Varna University of Management with the support of

Pitch Your Failure

  You are a wannabe entrepreneur but you still hesitate to start the journey because of fear of failure? You watched the video of Jack Ma talking about how he failed 10 times to join Harvard, you heard the story of Thomas Edison who made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the lightbulb but still you

Dance Your Life

What do we yearn for and how can we get there? ChangemakerXchange member Diane Taieb invites us to travel to the desert of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s “Wind, Sand and Stars”. Just like the gazelles in the book, Diane believes that we all have a yearning deep inside of us and wish to escape our own

Empower Through Movement

ChangemakerXchange member Shyrine Ziadeh shares her experience using dance and movement as powerful tools to change mindsets and to foster peace among people. Watch her talk at TEDxMinesNancy 2017.

Refugees to Entrepreneurs

ChangemakerXchange member Sami Al-Ahmed explores the local and global effect of refugees and highlights how to empower them to become active members in society. Watch his talk at TEDxAzharUniversity 2017.


ChangemakerXchange member Mesut Keskin explains E-Bursum: a fast, fair and technologically advanced system, adapting every phase of scholarship applications into a digital infrastructure. Watch his talk at TEDxResetSalon 2016.

Save the food!

Thousands of tons of food, milions litres of drinking water. So much gets wasted every year. Shall we marginalise it or just sadly shrug our shoulders? ChangemakerXchange member Adam Podhola and his friends decided to address this and face wasting actively. To do a really good thing can be pretty easy: “Sometimes, one phone call

The art of befriending your fears

ChangemakerXchange member Racha Haffar shares her experience growing up with fear and how she developed a technique called the Fear Alert to overcome daily life’s obstacles. Watch her talk at TEDxUKY 2016.