• MOMENTUM Social Innovation Competition

    MOMENTUM, organized by One Education and Harvard Business Review China (HBRC), is an education initiative that promotes the growth of high school students into socially conscious and innovative leaders.


    You can make a difference in the world


    Social Innovation

    Social innovation=Using innovative strategies and approaches to soive social problems



    An annual event


    High School Students

    we want you!


    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

    An International Perspective

    The exclusive online courses provided by the competition gives students exposure to the international frontier of innovative ideas, social innovation methods, and innovative case studies.

    A Competitive Advantage

    A resume boost for those interested in studying abroad; media coverage; finalists receive letters of recommendation from the organizing committee; semi-finalists have the opportunity to join the MOMENTUM Incubator for future project coaching.

    Leadership Development

    Students hone and develop their skills in project management, teamwork, critical thinking, communication, and networking.

    Personal Achievements

    Completion of a highly innovative and influential social innovation project; the top 3 teams receive 5,000RMB to further their project and receive complementary follow-up mentoring and coaching service worth 12,000 RMB.

    Mentoring and Coaching

    Competition judges and mentors include Harvard University professors, Northwestern University professors, Duke University admissions officer, US embassy officials, Columbia University professors, social innovation leaders, multinational corporate executives, public service agencies, and management consulting firm executives.


    Extensive Media Exposure

    The competition, as well as individual students, have received the following media coverage: HBRC, Fortune, Sohu, Netease, Sina, Today's Headlines, BottleDream, etc.

  • Organizers

    One Education


    ,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 1,600 students and some of the top schools in China.

    Harvard Business Review China


    Harvard Business Review was founded in 1922, as the signature journal of Harvard Business School, with a mission to improve business management practices. Currently HBR publishes in 10 languages and 11 editions. HBR entered the Chinese market in 2002, and SEEC became the latest global partner in July 2012, promoting both the cutting-edge, and classic business management concepts across all mainstream media platforms, including magazines, books, APP, social media, conferences, video and think tanks. As Einstein studied the universe with one piece of chalk; HBR defines modern business management practice within one magazine.