Entrepreneurship as a Vehicle for Building Inclusive, Multigroup Democracies

12:10 - 1pm EDT


Democracy Entrepreneurs are innovators who are working to strengthen democracy. This session will highlight how democracy entrepreneurs across the world are building innovative organizational models and strategies to give rise to more inclusive, transparent, and healthy democratic systems appropriate for their cultural contexts.


  • Yordanos Eyoel, Founder, Keseb; Visiting Fellow, SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University


  • Alice Barbe, Co-Founder, Academy for Future Leaders
  • Rwitwika Bhattacharya, CEO, Swaniti Initiative
  • Jagdeep Chhokar, Founding Member and Trustee, Association for Democratic Reforms
  • Nick Penniman, Founder and CEO, Issue One

This panel is part of the virtual Global Democracy Champions Summit, hosted by Keseb and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University.