Do you have an idea for using untapped talent in our businesses and communities to get our most vulnerable students engaged in science, technology and engineering and math (STEM)? If so, this could be your lucky day.
Ashoka Changemakers has joined forces with Carnegie Corporation of New York and The Opportunity Equation to launch an online competition "to unleash the talent, passion, and real-world skills of experts to engage students of all ages in rich ...STEM learning." Those who present the best ideas will get prizes ranging from $25,000 to consulting sessions with experts from the three organizations that have sponsored the competition.
The deadline for submitting your solution is August 3. Those who submit by June 22 will be eligible for "early entry prizes. For more information on this competition, see the press release and the Ashoka Changemakers competition page.
Solutions to our most pressing problems can come from the most unexpected places. Have you had a great idea brewing? Do you have a great program that isn't getting the attention it deserves? Don't let the deadlines slip by!