Take your world-changing ideas to the next level at the WE Incubation Hub
We believe that young people have the power to change the world. At the WE Incubation Hub, we empower young social entrepreneurs from ages 14 to 19 with the resources they need to make a difference. Whether it’s starting a non-profit or encouraging friends to do good, our programs help youth develop the skills and confidence to become innovative and powerful influencers of change and the next wave of leaders in social entrepreneurship! Currently, we offer two programs for youth:
WE Ideate is a two-day intensive program for 14 to 19-year-olds who are looking to take action and deepen their understanding about a social issue they’re passionate about. This program will focus on the ideation stage of creating a social enterprise, giving participants the opportunity to brainstorm an idea for a social project, enterprise, service or product, and develop their leadership skills. Budding social entrepreneurs will become an expert on their chosen issue while also building the necessary skills to take their world-changing ideas further.
Application deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2019.
A logistics package will be sent by Tuesday, March 20, 2019.
WE Social Incubation
The program is a 12-part learning experience for youth aged 14 to 19, taking place at the WE Global Learning Center, with both in-person and virtual spots available. This program empowers young social entrepreneurs to develop and launch their own social enterprise, giving them access to helpful resources and mentorship. They will also have the unique opportunity to expand their networks with like-minded people and take the next step in making their world-changing idea into a reality.
*Dates: The program will run every Tuesday from March 19 to May 14, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST. Two sessions will be hosted on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST). The final pitch event will take place on Saturday, May 11.
Application deadline: March 13, 2019, at midnight.
Finalists will be notified by March 15, 2019.*