The disparities highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic feed educational inequity and hinder marginalized students from receiving a quality education. In order to create momentum around social change, we need real, immediate, innovative solutions from leaders- like YOU!
What You Can Expect From This Experience:
Participating in a first-class social Innovation training from Co-Founder of SEEDSPOT, Courtney Klein
Collaborating and networking with your peers across the country
Generating innovative solutions to the real problems that are being exacerbated due to COVID-19
Opportunity to share your solution to win up to $2500 and chat with TFA's CEO about your idea!
How You’ll Grow As a Leader
Increase your knowledge of social and education inequities
Gain skills in Human Centered Design
Expand your network and collaborate with passionate, creative, and diverse college leaders
Sharpen your leadership and problem-solving skills
Fuel your passion and position yourself to be an agent of change
Spark Lab Timeline
Below is the timeline overview for engaging in the Spark Lab. More info on competition and solution consultation to come during the training on May 1st.
Engage in pre-training work. See pre-work page for more details.
Friday, May 1
Live virtual social innovation Training 1:00PM-6:00PM EST (participants must attend this full training to be eligible to enter the pitch competition)
Saturday, May 2
Teams can continue to work on solutions and pitches Teams can consult with TFA staff and/or Courtney Klein
Sunday, May 3
Teams can consult with TFA staff and/or Courtney Klein To be considered for prizes, teams must enter submissions by 11:59PM PST