April 6th, 9:30-5 -SMG208
Sponsored by Ashoka and the Social Entrepreneurship Department

The Youth Venture Be A Changemaker Bootcamp, powered by Philips, will bring undergraduates from select colleges and universities in the greater Boston area together to participate in a day-long bootcamp focused on social venture creation and the development of career-relevant changemaker skills. All bootcamp participants will be invited to present their venture ideas at a Community Panel comprised of Philips judges, and attend a reception to discuss their ventures informally with industry experts, connect with prospective mentors, and learn about Philips’ organizational management strategies and career opportunities.  

By participating, undergraduate and graduate students will have access to:

•Training and support around social venture creation and idea generation
•Materials and resources invaluable to starting and maintaining a Venture
•Experience and skills that will allow for a greater range of career opportunities and a stand-out resume
•Career opportunities and career placement services with Philips

Undergraduates 22 years of age and under will additionally have access to: 

•Loan capital of up to $1,000 to start a Venture
•Identification with a global movement of 100,000+ Changemakers in the Youth Venture network
•Fellowship opportunities that allow for personal and Venture growth:
• Webinar series
• Post-launch funding competitions
• Mentoring
• Online platform
• Global Summits