DOx brings together diverse DOers from all around the world to bring about real change in their communities. United in our desire to take on the toughest challenges facing our societies on the local level, the DO School has launched six inaugural DOx hubs with intention of launching many more. Help shape our global movement by either joining an existing hub or founding your own.
MEET OUR DOx FOUNDERS:
DOx Nairobi’s mission is to harness the energy, creativity and talent of young people to create social change through media, arts, and entertainment.
Founder: Mike Mulure
Mike is a filmmaker, musician and a social entrepreneur who runs an independent media production company called Blackboy Media – a media training and mentorship program that targets youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.
DOx NEW DEHLI
Founder: Swarima Bhattacharya
Swarnima is an-award winning entrepreneur and women’s health advocate. Based in New Dehli, Swarnima curated India’s first women’s health festival and founded TheaCare, a women’s health companion.
DOx HONG KONG
DOx Hong Kong’s mission is to bring together tech entrepreneurs and social policy experts to leverage their respective expertises and create tech-based solutions to social challenges.
Founder: Desh Dwivedi
Desh is founder of a well funded ed-tech startup ‘Precisely’ and has been working in in the startup space for the last 4 years. Desh has also led a successful e-commerce startup before and currently sits on the board of a thriving non-profit organisation called the Maslow Initiative Foundation.
Founder: Saba Khalid
Saba is an award-winning social entrepreneur, journalist, filmmaker and blogger. Based in Karachi, she founded Aurat Raaj – an AI-based chatbot which has empowered women across urban and rural Pakistan.
Founder: Audrey Tangonan
Audrey is the Founder and Managing Director of Sinaya Cup, the first menstrual cup brand in the Philippines which provides menstrual and empowerment education programs for public high school students. Based in Manila, she is an advocate of sustainability and coaching for purpose-driven initiatives
DOx Freetown’s mission is to empower women and other groups – especially in rural communities – to build sustainable and vibrant businesses and communities.
Founder: Mohamed Salia
Mohamed is the founder and Managing Director of SEED (Supporting Entrepreneurship and Economic Development) based in Freetown. SEED is an organization which empowers women and youths through microfinance and capacity building training in business skills.
Become part of a global movement of like-minded DOers committed to using entreprenurial action as a force for good
Harness the unique DO School method, mindsets, programs, and materials to become effective at turning ideas into action.
Increase your reach and impact by forging valuable relationships – creating new opportunities by accessing our global network and communication channels.
Become a Purposeful DOer
DOers are those whom act quickly to confront the extraordinary challenges facing the world. DOers are not afraid of change; they embrace it. They align passion with purpose and are effective at turning ideas into action. DOing thrives on community, and DOers achieve greatest impact when they collaborate with each other across cultures, race, and social status – measuring their success by the benefit derived by others.
WHY THE DO SCHOOL?
The DO School is a global organisation that champions a purposeful economy – the economy of tomorrow that is sustainable, innovative, and uses business to do good. We’re powered by a community of DOers, innovators, and experts from 100+ countries. Through our unique methodology, we support businesses to transform with purpose: To turn co-created ideas into action, equip people to lead and build movement, and create real change.
Million lives impacted
Innovative solutions created
DOx IN ACTION
Here are a few of the activities DOx Hubs take part in:
DO DAY 2019 – SHE WINS. WE WIN. CO-CREATE SOLUTIONS TO ELEVATE WOMEN.
DO DAY – THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DOING
The DOx Hubs unite their larger community to come together by sharing their expertise and vision for the future
The next DO Day on the 18th of October is dedicated to elevating women and communities around the world. While real progress has been made in advancing women’s sexual health rights, getting more and more women in elected office, and countless other inspiring wins, there is still so much to do. It’s time to act now and act together. Join a DO Day event to tackle an important women’s issue in your community.
DOING THRIVES ON COMMUNITY. WITH DOX, YOU’LL BECOME PART OF A GROUP OF INSPIRING DOERS IN YOUR OWN COMMUNITY.
Your DOx Hub will host a wide range of community events such as expert talks, pitch nights, film screenings, product launches, networking events, workshops, field trips, book clubs, and more. As a hub member, you’ll have the opportunity to host whatever event is relevant to your community. Through DOx, our global network is at your fingertips with access to our communication channels.
This includes Slack workspaces and being featured in our newsletters and social media channels – giving you and your hub’s work a global spotlight.
Here’s an example of a recent DO School Community Event:
Challenge/Topic: Stopping violence against women
Event type: Documentary Screening; Panel Discussion; Co-Creation Session
Number of attendees: 35
Time invested: 3-hour event, 4 hours of planning and invitations, 1 hour of set up
DOX GIVES YOU THE TOOLS AND NETWORK TO CO-CREATE REAL IMPACT
We believe that in a very short amount of time you can develop powerful ideas and strategies to implement them. DO School co-creation sessions are an incredible way to develop new ideas and solutions to a problem in a collaborative way, quickly.
Each hub is equipped with facilitators who know the award-winning DO School method and are able run co-creation sessions – supporting you in developing ideas and prototypes that tackle issues important to your community.
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
DOX IS YOUR CATALYST TO LEARN NEW SKILLS, SHARPEN EXISTING ONES, AND BRING YOUR WORK TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
As a member of DOx, The DO School’s extensive curriculum and expertise are at your fingertips (either in-person or online):
- -Masterclasses with senior leaders and experts from our network of partners.
- -Innovation and development workshops with DO School Facilitators to teach you The DO School’s unique tools, skills, and mindsets.
- -1-on-1 mentorship programs with The DO School team and experts.
MEET THE COMMUNITY
LEAD YOUR OWN DOX HUB
Make an impact and become a leader in your community with DOx while collaborating and challenging fellow DOers from around the world.