WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

We are on a mission to spotlight America’s Latino and Hispanic changemakers— individuals from every corner of the United States, who, in everyday capacities, are passionately igniting positive change across our communities. Whether they hail from bustling urban centers or tranquil outskirts, boardrooms, or schoolrooms, these changemakers view challenges as pathways to progress. While their efforts might not always be in the spotlight, their influence is undeniable, fostering transformation and inspiration for all.

In recognition of the significant contributions made by Latinos in the United States, ASHOKA & We Are All Human are launching the

“Hispanic Star Awards: Changemakers Shaping America”

This Award aims to celebrate and bring visibility to

  • Up to 19 Latino Changemakers who embody the spirit of transformative change and their ideas to drive positive societal change.
  • Representing the dynamic 19% of the U.S. population.
  • Spotlighting these exemplary changemakers – individuals who are having a transformative impact across different sectors of society.

WHAT IS THE AWARD?

1.

Award serves as a catalyst for further impact and collaboration.

2.

Celebrates Hispanic changemakers for groundbreaking contributions.

3.

Join the network of changemakers organized by We Are All Human & ASHOKA to amplify influence and reach.

4.

Inspires and motivates community members to become changemakers.

WHO ARE THE NEXT 19
HISPANIC CHANGEMAKERS?

FIELD OF WORK AND IMPACT

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Education
  • Sports
  • Entrepreneurship & Civil Society
  • Publishing
  • Local government
  • Corporate
  • Unions

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Up to 19 Changemakers over the age of 18 years old

IMPACT CRITERIA

The selection of awardees will be guided by Ashoka's and Hispanic Star key skills and values for changemakers.

Impact, Empathy, Teamwork, Shared Leadership, Creative Problem-Solving

Resilient, Caring, Community-Driven, Courageous

TIMELINE

PHASE 1

PHASE 2

PHASE 3

PHASE 4

liner

PHASE 1

Launch Outreach
(Sep 22nd – Oct 22th, 2023)

Launch to the Hispanic community (nominations/application)

PHASE 2

Evaluation & Selection
(Oct 22nd – Nov 22nd, 2023)

Review pool of candidates

PHASE 3

Announcement
(Dec 6th & 7th, 2023)

Hispanic Leadership Summit

PHASE 4

Post Event – Engagement
(Jan – Mar, 2024)

Co-Create next steps with cohort of Awardees

ABOUT THE HISPANIC LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

December 6th & 7th | The United Nations, New York City

The Hispanic Leadership Summit (6th edition) is a data-driven, consensus-seeking, high-level, interactive, and inspirational event for Hispanics and non-Hispanics to strategize effective action for companies, and create intentional networks of cross-sector, cross-industry support to progress, celebrate and uplift the community.

Awardees of the Hispanic Star Award: Changemakers Shaping the U.S. will be publicly announced during the event, followed by a panel highlighting the importance of supporting Changemakers and the ripple effect impact on the community.

  • With a special focus on the power of Hispanic Ideas shaping the U.S.

Hispanic Star Award - Changemakers Shaping the U.S.

ABOUT ASHOKA

Ashoka identifies and supports the world's leading social entrepreneurs, learns from the patterns in their innovations, and mobilizes a global community that embraces these new frameworks to build an "everyone a changemaker world."

ABOUT WE ARE ALL HUMAN

We Are All Human is a registered 501 (c)3 public charity devoted to advancing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for all, with a particular focus on accelerating the progress of Hispanics in the United States.

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