SIW 2023

SIW 2023: Climate Change and Its Effect on our World

MARCH 3-5, 2023

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WHAT IS SOCIAL INNOVATION WEEKEND?

Social Innovation Weekend (SIW) is an intense three-day experience in which students, professionals and community members use entrepreneurial skills to tackle a pressing social challenge. This year’s topic of focus is climate change and its effect on our world.

Check out our awesome Campus Partners and Participating Organizations for SIW 2023!

MENTORS/VOLUNTEERS WE NEED YOU!

Social Innovation Weekend is only made possible with the help of business professionals, homelessness and affordable housing professionals, and industry experts who serve as mentors/volunteers and judges to help our teams develop entrepreneurial solutions to pressing social challenges. 

Social Innovation Weekend is a hackathon style program for Miami University students. Mentors/Volunteers consult with small startup teams to provide their insights and feedback as the teams develop new programs / services / products that address homelessness and affordable housing.  Student teams will go all-in for 48 hours straight and pitch their ideas to a judging panel of subject matter experts and startup ecosystem partners at the end of the weekend. 

CONTACT US

   ashejjl@miamioh.edu   |  

Brett Smith - Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship