Localizer Selection Process

Localizer Selection Process

The Localizer programme has established a number of criteria, including:

Innovation with evidence:

A system changing social or environmental innovation, with sufficient evidence that the innovation produces positive results;

Leading Social Entrepreneur:

Lead by a leading social entrepreneur with ability to develop a successful entry strategy and attract the necessary resources;

Local Need:

Innovation must address an area of significant social or environmental need in the regional context, as identified by or confirmed with relevant local leaders;

Capacity & Commitment:

Social entrepreneur must demonstrate the organisational & financial capacity for expansion and the commitment to deliver;

Potential for Success:

Sufficient evidence that there is potential to attract local champions and finance.

Nominations are taken from across the Ashoka Fellowship based on local demand for innovation in a particular problem area and also from the supply of innovations ready to globalise.

See more about Localizer Vision, Portfolio, and Supports and Incentives.