What We're All About

Evoke is my spin on an ancient concept: It’s a place for people to come together. But I also hope it’s more than that. I hope it’s a gateway to where we want to go.

I like to think of us as a community of possibilists—people who believe the world can get better and are committed to doing our part to improve it.

This is a great moment to be a possibilist. More than ever before, we have the power to shape the future we want to see. We have new abilities to connect to each other and new tools and technologies to drive progress further and faster.

That’s why I created this platform: to evoke that sense of possibility. To highlight innovative ideas and creative solutions. To give us all a chance to experience life through the eyes of people we may never meet and hear stories we might otherwise never hear. And, above all, to start conversations, amplify new voices, and forge stronger bonds between change-makers.

Welcome to Evoke. I'm so glad you're here.
Portrait of Melinda Gates
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