The founder of Ashoka on why 'scale' is the wrong word

    Bill Drayton, founder of Ashoka, is both a social entrepreneur and a supporter of social entrepreneurs. Devex spoke with Drayton at the Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco to learn more about his “everyone a change-maker” world.

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    • Catherine Cheney

      Catherine Cheney is a Senior Reporter for Devex. She covers the West Coast of the U.S., focusing on the role of technology, innovation, and philanthropy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And she frequently represents Devex as a speaker and moderator. Prior to joining Devex, Catherine earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University, worked as a web producer for POLITICO and reporter for World Politics Review, and helped to launch NationSwell. Catherine has reported domestically and internationally for outlets including The Atlantic and the Washington Post. Catherine also works for the Solutions Journalism Network, a non profit that trains and connects reporters to cover responses to problems.