SIW 2021 – Affordable Housing and Homelessness

MIAMI UNIVERSITY'S JOHN W. ALTMAN INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

SOCIAL INNOVATION WEEKEND: Homelessness & Affordable Housing

MARCH 5-7, 2021

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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 significant social challenge. This year’s topic of focus is Homelessness and Affordable Housing.

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

   harveym5@miamioh.edu   |  

Brett Smith - Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship