DESIGN THINKING, ENTREPRENEURSHIP + REAL WORLD PROBLEM SOLVING FOR THE GREATER GEELONG YOUTH.
girledworld, the City of Greater Geelong and Runway HQ invite future young change makers (high school and undergraduate students) who want to gain skills in entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and real-world problem solving to join us for a hands-on day of startup immersion and business building at Runway HQ, Pivot City, Geelong.
Location: Runway HQ - Federal Mills Park, North Geelong
Format: Facilitated educational Design Thinking workshops
Audience: Regional high school and early tertiary students (all genders), local government, community stakeholders and Challenge company industry leaders.
Led by a dynamic, hand-picked squad of industry specialists, innovation coaches, entrepreneurs and expert facilitators, students will work in teams across a jam-packed, high-energy day of #DesignThinking and #startup business building to unpack complex problems and work to solutions on three real-world pain points set by our industry Challenge partners.
During the Startup Sprint student participants will also have the opportunity to work with Runway HQ local entrepreneurs, Greater Geelong and Melbourne business mentors and experienced public speaking coaches to refine their startup pitches, before they take the stage to pitch their bold new ideas and business models to a panel of incredible judges.
All attendees for Startup Sprint will receive a Micro-Credential in Design Thinking to add to their resumes.