In a first-ever collaboration with The Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, Stanford will be sending 3 teams to the Aspen Ideas Fest to present their projects to some of the most influential people in the world.
We've gone from 50 applicants to 7 finalists, and at this event our panel of judges will select the final 3 teams to go to Aspen. Each team has 5 minutes to tell their story.
The competition will run from 5:30-7pm on Friday, May 18th. A food truck will serve dinner at 7pm while the judges deliberate. The first 200 to sign up get their meal free.
At 7:30 the judges will announce the three winners.
The 7 amazing teams presenting are:
The 5 amazing judges are:
Kitty Boone - Vice President at The Aspen Institute
Steve Hilton - Senior advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron & visiting scholar
David Kelley - Stanford professor & founder and chairman of IDEO
Alexis Madrigal - Senior Editor at The Atlantic
Mark Schar - Managing Director of One Page Solutions & member of Band of Angels