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MBA in MBI: Small investments into big dreams that open doors for young people.
Our idea is a business incubator that will work as a platform to tackle the problem of youth unemployment by identifying and training employable and entrepreneurial yo
Seed is micro-consultancy firm. It links college students and underemployed and unemployed people with small tasks that are designed to build skills, experience, personal brand, confidence and a kick-arse real world work portfolio.
Designing accelerator programs for experiential learning which uses design thinking tools extensively. These experiential learning accelerator programs can be designed for startups, kids, college students, intrapreneurship seekers, etc.
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Job seekers can build their own online resume by tagging social media posts with the hashtag, #resume. These posts are then aggregated and formatted together to show potential employers a well-rounded look at the applicant's passions and experiences
Employers need the “Speed of Impact” mindset of youth to solve complex problems and create services to fulfill essential lifestyle needs. Align youths dream with hiring authorities visions using “1 Thing” community challenges. Youth are sponsored by
This is for local government and big corporations. The problem with youth unemployment did not start with younger population. Youth are the victim due to lack of social power. The problem is a combination of technology advancement, government incapab
TEAMe Builders is a social enterprise that seeks to provide career services in developing countries. The TEAMe acronym spells out Train, Empower through Employment, Apply, and Mentorship. The TEAMe approach is a four-step, holistic process meant to a
The Ujoiner Recruitment program prepares students for life after college. Through the completion of a real-world project (anything from marketing, software development, graphic design, etc.) students obtain tangible experience and develop essential c
In cities across the world, urban farming is becoming increasingly popular and vital to local communities.
In Philadelphia, I worked on a project called the Urban Nutrition Initiative which gave public school students in Philly a plethora of opp
Every child in the whole world should have a basic working mobile phone, within this phone the child should be able to contact his or her local employers to find out about jobs in the local area. Through this every child would get more job alerts due
My idea is to create many small organizations called "seed's" that address a real and immediate need in whatever city/community that the office is in. These Seed's would only employ youth and would all function on a very low budget. I currently work
The idea is to connect girls and women to the formal economy. This idea has been put into practice in East Africa, successfully, using a practical and accessible higher education approach to human capital development. The core tenants of the Akil
Through SenseiHub, users at enterprises like Verizon, HCL, Wharton Equity Partners instantly offload work to PhDs, MBAs, Undergrads at universities around the world. Students leverage local resources- professors, labs, libraries, databases, peers to
While the internet is an outstanding tool for locating employment opportunities, online job search for youth is complicated, and locating youth with the proper, employable skills is a challenge for employers and recruiters. Enter JobStreak, a way for
Dozens of workshops, seminars, discussions and events happen in every city.
But very few get to know about it and at the same time are informed about very few workshops. Instead of creating more workshops, what if we use the existing potential to i
Our idea is a social enterprise that tackles the problem of inclusive economic development. We will deliver a platform to individuals and local organisations, that offers a structured startup program, a database of validated business models and local
Think of your childhood. Think what you have dreamed of to become..you wanted to be a Astronaut or a Pilot, Doctor, Lawyer or a Designer? Do you remember the speech and presentation by Tim Brown? If you are not just watch the video. He is talking abo
Change, the Game: making local, positive impact easy, fun and addictive for everyone with a 5th grade education or above.
Let's build a mobile game that leverages big data, citizen science, geolocation, and inexpensive technology to enable players