The Igniting Innovation Summit on Social
Entrepreneurship is the largest undergraduate-
run conference on social innovation in the u.s.—
a synergy of leading innovators, educators,
CHOOSE FROM 9 PANELS
Arts and Social Innovation
Urban Design and Sustainability
Social Enterprise and Blockchain technology
Social Integration: How to Maximize Access for Marginalized Communities
Student Social Entrepreneurs
Impact Investing & Finance
Social Innovation and Government
Gender Based Violence and the #MeToo movement
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Last Year's Summit experience
about everything from technology to intersectional feminism
ceo, QUIZLET; Previous vice president, YOUTube
co-founder & CEO, runa
UN Sustainable development goals global advocate
Experience an Innovation Showcase
Engage with different innovators and their projects
in a way that transcends panels and speeches,
through a series of interactive presentations.
Join us in honoring young social entrepreneurs
The Igniting Innovation Summit is proud to host
two pitch competitions, connecting young entrepreneurs
with resources and mentorship.
Resolution social venture challenge
The Resolution Social Venture Challenge (SVC) is a multi-step competition designed to inspire undergraduate students to propose impactful, socially-responsible projects that address pressing social issues around the world.
SVC winners are provided lifelong Resolution Fellowships that include seed-funding, mentorship, resources, and access to a global community of like-minded peers.
Village to raise a child
We are excited to announce the international launch of our third annual Village to Raise a Child program. We will be inviting several high-school entrepreneurs — "Global Trailblazers" —from around the world to come to Harvard University.