WHAT IS MOMENTUM
You can make a difference in the world!
Social innovation = Using innovative strategies and approaches to soive social problems
An annual event
Middle School & High School Students
We want you!
We also support
Help you implement innovative education
with our exclusive teachers' training
WHAT IS SOCIAL INNOVATION
Social Innovation = the practice of the use of creative ideas and methods to tackle persistent social problems, helping to promote a civil society
How can I be
a social innovator?
Using the concept of design thinking and project-based learning, MOMENTUM helps you learn how to tackle social problems through concrete actions.
In the process, you will develop leadership skills, creativity and a better understanding of social issues.
You Will Get...
Once in a life time opportunity
Past judges have included:
Harvard University professors, Northwestern University experts, Duke University admissions interviewers, US Embassy officials, Columbia University experts, social innovation leaders, executives of multinational corporations, public welfare agencies, management consulting firm executives.
Any of these could end up being your personal mentor and providing you with at least 6 hours of mentoring. Networking with these elite professionals can produce wonderful inspiration, and even personal references and other opportunities.
Faced by Organizations
Independently select your own social issue, or you can participate in one of our partners' design challenges, where you are challenged to help them resolve a social issue that they as an organisation are facing. MOMENTUM partner organisations include foundations, non-profits, education innovation organisations, social Innovation organisations, some of which are included within the worlds top 500 and are international corporations. If you can solve these kinds of issues, nobodies going to care what age you are, you're already a superstar.
All Kinds of Support
With international students, students from every province in China, students from both urban and rural backgrounds, and everything in between, no other school experience can connect you with new and unique kinds of people like MOMENTUM can. You will hear stories you will never forget, make friends from places you have never been, and together you will form memories that will truly last a lifetime.
The end is just the beginning. Following MOMENTUM, we can hook you up with some great opportunities through our network of organisations. Earn internships with professional organisations, major corporations and even government departments, or even shadow some of their top employees. While others wait until they graduate from university, you can start your career today!
UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
2018 MOMENTUM Topic Areas
One Education strives to bring together the best educational practices and innovative ideas to promote leadership skills and social responsibility in middle school and high school students. Guided by the principle of 'one can make a difference', our programs aim to cultivate charismatic, socially responsible and proactive youths and enable them to create a better society. Our programs have impacted over 2,700 students and some of the top schools in China.