New Challenge Pitch Event
Friday, March 8, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)
New York, NY
The New Challenge Pitch Session is an opportunity for the public to hear the the creative proposals of New School students seeking to address social and environmental challenges. Students will pitch their ideas to a judging committee who will decide on the prizes to be awarded. The New Challenge is an ideas competition that provides student innovators with funding and other supports to take their ideas to the next level.
The judging committee includes well-known leaders in the field of Social Innovation, including Eli Malinsky from NYC's Centre for Social Innovation, IDEO Partner and Parsons Board of Governors Member Fred Dust, New School alum Sabine Blaizin from AmeriCorps, Aaron Hurst, President and Founder of Taproot foundation; and Emily Lutzker, founder of Open Invo. Sponsored by The New School for Public Engagement, Parsons, Lang College, and the Provost's office through support to the Social Innovation Initiative.
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Social Innovation Initiative
The New Challenge, launched in 2011 is a university-wide ideas competions, social innovation community, an much more. New Challenge expands opportunities for students to realize their ideas and to take them to the next level of implementation. Building on The New School’s commitment to learning through action, New Challenge helps students develop as changemakers and to lead real change in the world. As a campus-wide platform it also strengthens community across the university, enriching learning and opportunities for creative collaborations. Learn more about the New Challenge at www.newchallenge.newschool.edu.