Events

October 16, 2019
Have you ever wondered how we arrive at those “Aha!” moments that spark creativity? Or how the human brain generates groundbreaking ideas that can change the world? What is a creative mindset? Such questions are at the heart of research...
B. Franklin once said that the best thing to give a child is a good example. Tour the interactive exhibit and meet high school students mentored by local and global leaders in social impact and entrepreneurship who are learning by...
Are you smarter than a 6th grader when it comes to food insecurity? At William Penn Charter School, 6th grade students conduct an immersive semester-long study on Philadelphia food insecurity. The project-based service-learning curriculum utilizes math, health, science, and social...
Over the past nine months, eight medicine and industrial design students from Thomas Jefferson University worked together, conducting in-depth user research and problem identification within Jefferson Health and translating those insights into marketable innovations. Come watch as two startup teams...
How do we prepare students for the future in a tech-focused world? Philadelphia’s AIM Academy focuses on creating future-ready children through a program that involves extensive engineering, robotics, an international portal, Virtual Reality in the classroom, and tools that bring...
How will disruptive technologies impact career development and career longevity? How can careers best be developed for tomorrow’s workforce and which leadership skills will be most important to companies in the next 5, 10, 20 years? Drexel University President John...
October 15, 2019
The student loan crisis is at an all-time high, which can be especially burdensome for business owners or those considering entrepreneurship. Learn practical strategies to implement to become or remain eligible for public service loan forgiveness. The workshop will cover...
How can today’s companies invest in tomorrow’s leaders? By providing work-based experiences for youth, businesses can help Philadelphia’s future doctors, engineers, and entrepreneurs access real-world experience and build a talent pipeline. An innovative design model is leading the way to...
August 27, 2019
Putting the students of Philadelphia on the best path for future success starts with the basics: what we teach and how we teach. Learn how initiatives to bring coding, entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work co-op programs to the Philadelphia School...
The Philadelphia School District is Pennsylvania’s largest, providing public education to more than 200,000 students living in a city with poverty that ranks third highest in the country. City leaders will discuss innovations in public education generating equity and access,...