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Student Sustainability Action Challenge

Workshop: Wednesday, March 2nd | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (light lunch provided)
Finalist Pitch-Fest: Friday, March 4th | 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

This will be an event for students that will introduce you to the process of human-centered design and design thinking as a means to develop solutions to complex problems including: empathizing, defining, ideating, prototyping, and iterating. We want to challenge you to generate ideas and find creative solutions built for the humans who will actually use them. Outcomes of this process might come in the form of programs, actions, processes, or artifacts - physical or digital. This experience will provide students with a valuable skill set you can use in your future as well as a creative, productive way to tackle complex sustainability problems. Higher education institutions are invited and encouraged to recruit one or more student teams of 3-4 students to participate in this challenge!

The Workshop component on Wednesday will offer a combination of guest expert speakers, collaborative group ideating and project development and mentorship from local industry leaders. The Pitch-Fest component will consist of time for the top teams to pitch their Sustainability Action Idea, and judging and awards. Both components will also allow for virtual participation.

Teams are encouraged to:

$15 per person to participate. Register here >>

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