Tickets for the 2018 Igniting Innovation Summit WILL BE ON SALE SOON!
View our 2018 agenda (schedule + panel topics) here.
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,
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Last Year's Summit experience
Hear from 4 Keynotes
about everything from technology to intersectional feminism
ceo, QUIZLET; Previous vice president, YOUTube
co-founder & CEO, runa
UN Sustainable development goals global advocate
CHOOSE FROM 8 PANELS
INspiration for education
finance: our two cents
sustainable food for thought
Urban mobility in smart cities
entertainment: innovative storytelling
civic engagement: we pledge allegiance
human empowerment: We're "only" human
technology: creation in a tech nation
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.