"A simulation of the work graduates do at leading companies." (InsideSherpa)
A Risk-Free Way to Learn the Day-to-Day of Different Careers
Nearly a third of Americans are unsatisfied with their current jobs. While dissatisfaction has many causes, it’s not uncommon to fin...
"Transform the real world into its digital twin." (Kaarta)
Mapping the World as You Walk Through It
The way in which we study and design spaces has changed dramatically as technology has advanced. Cartography has come a long way since Leonardo da Vinci’s aerial map; not only do we have the tools t...
"228 Accelerator’s mission is to empower school designers to build a new generation of schools, education organizations, and educational practices that put equity at the center of their work." (About 228 Accelerator)
Advancing Equity Through Design
228 Accelerator is geared toward making education ...
"Techfugees is a non-profit coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced people. It exists to empower the displaced with technology."
Confronting a Growing Problem
In 2015, rising conflicts in the Middle East and Northern Africa led to an influx of refugees in Europe and a glob...
"Our mission is to improve healthcare with virtual reality." ( About Limbix)
Learning to Cope Without Leaving the Office
Research suggests that virtual reality can have a powerful impact on healthcare, and Limbix is dedicated to researching, exploring, and developing this potential. Limbix’s team of VR experts, software...
"Above all else, we need a rapid increase in ocean data, and to empower more people to use it." (About Sofar)
Increasing Access to Ocean Data and Data Collection Tools
Despite the fact that the ocean covers more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, more than 80 percent of the ocean remai...
"Every child has a genius. Every child deserves to thrive." (Thrively: About Us)
Assessing Student Strengths
A team of neuropsychologists, entrepreneurs, and educators who share a commitment to helping children thrive have created a learning platform that takes a new approach to student assessment. Thrively
"Our mission is to enable anyone, anywhere to acquire the skills, experience and relationships they need to succeed in the job market." (About GenM)
Getting Students Job Ready for Digital Marketing
Demand is growing even for entry-level candidates to have already demonstrated the acquisition and application of practical skills in professional capacities. As expectations f...
"Uncovering the truth about what people think." (The College Pulse Story)
Finding Where Individual Voices Fit Within a Larger Community
When trying to gauge public opinion on divisive issues, many turn to social media for answers. However, these platforms can lead to warped perceptions based on the communities individuals interact with. On a severely divi...
"The Digital Equity Laboratory uncovers and addresses structural inequities that persist and evolve as technology transforms our cultural, social, and political systems." (About Digital Equity Laboratory)
The Challenges for Creating Digital Equity
Given the increasing importance of the digital world in our society, it’s critical that all peo...