With the Social Entrepreneurship Program, students grow their entrepreneurial mindsets and skills as they apply their passions and strengths to creatively solve societal challenges. Youth design their solution through the design thinking process, carry out market research, create a sustainable business model, and present their idea in a culminating pitch presentation.
The program is available for grades 9-12.
Recommended for: Outside School Time – OST (afterschool, camps, summer, 21st Century Community Learning Centers – CCLC), extended learning, existing STEM programs, any enrichment and supplementary programs
Educators are inherently entrepreneurial as they empathize to understand the needs of their clients, constantly iterate to improve their service, and persist daily to overcome obstacles and challenges!
The Social Entrepreneurship Curriculum includes a thorough instructor’s guide and student handouts.
The final day of the program is the Pitch Event! Invite family, friends, and community members to see the courage, confidence, and ideas your students have developed. To prepare for the event, our Idea to Pitch Program provides:
Assess and improve your entrepreneurship program and use the collected data for reporting and evaluation. End of of program survey (10-20 minutes each) for the following: