Social Innovation Moonshot Fellowship
So you want to change the world?
K-Lab is recruiting an intimate cohort of student changemakers who want to dive deeply into the world of social innovation and entrepreneurship. The program unleashes their talents as changemakers to ideate innovative solutions to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Moonshot Fellows will work with and be mentored by award-winning social entrepreneurs who are disruptors in the health, human rights, environmental and education sectors. Moonshot Fellows will be supported by our Social Innovation Mentors, and will work on projects that will have real world impact. In addition they will have the opportunity to build their own social enterprise offering innovative products/services from the ground up. In addition to the mentorship, they will have the opportunity to apply for start-up funds, and be sponsored as an innovation intern with an award-winning social enterprise.
Please note, this is a year long program. There are 3 phases.
PHASE 1: INNOVATE
INNOVATION SKILLS TO SOLVE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST PROBLEMS
This Fall program strengthens students’ skills as problem-solvers and innovators. Students will learn creativity and innovation frameworks to help them both deconstruct complex problems as well as examine innovative groundbreaking solutions. They will be challenged to innovate in every aspect of their life and work.
PHASE 2: IDEATE
LEAD142: LEADING SOCIAL INNOVATION
This course is about the leadership opportunities and challenges of creating and sustaining creative solutions that address social problems—whether through nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid models of change.
PHASE 3: INCUBATE
The program culminates in a week long bootcamp where we bring students, emerging social innovators, and seasoned successful social entrepreneurs together to refine and take steps to implement their big, hairy, audacious ideas!
Candidates are experimental, risk-taking, creative students whose purpose is to make the world a better place.
Application for the Moonshot Social Innovation Fellowship is posted on Handshake.
Deadline to submit is Sept 8, 2020