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      STARTedUP Richmond - Student Innovation Night: W/ Girls Inc. of Wayne County in Centerville

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      May 16, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM

      1730 Airport Road
      Centerville, Indiana 47330

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      STARTedUP Richmond - Student Innovation Night: W/ Girls Inc. of Wayne County

      This is an evening dedicated to empowering high-school innovators and entrepreneurs through real-world experience in rapid prototyping, networking, and solving real-world problems. The Format:A local business or non-profit will pitch a goal they wish to achieve or an issue they face to a group of students attendees. After this, the students will group to brainstorm/prototype a solution and pitch it. Many of our guests choose to continue to collaborate with the students to implement these solutions. Students end the evening with the opportunity to meet other innovative and entrepreneurial students as well as local business leaders and spectators. This is a spectacular way to make an actual difference in how real-world businesses operate, as well as to build your network and experience the mindset of innovation This month's innovation challenge will be pitched by Marcy Crull, Executive Director of Girls Inc. Wayne County. Girls Inc. works to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. These positive outcomes are achieved through three core elements: People, Environment, and Programming. This month's event space is generously provided by Cope Environmental Center, a group promoting the sustainable use of the earth’s resources through education, demonstration, and research Special insights provided by this month's Spotlight Speaker: Caleb Smith, Richmond Farmer's Market Coordinator and Community Engagement Coordinator If you have questions or need assistance, email The STARTedUP Foundation is an organization focused on empowering student innovators and entrepreneurs by providing mentorship, seed funding, and incubation programs.

      Categories: Business & Networking

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