LAUNCH AN IDEA GLOBALLY
The Ryerson Global Innovation Challenge encourages students to explore and experience the realities of the markets around the world through interacting with individuals operating within those economies, cultures and academic environments.
Through stimulating challenges, students will have the opportunity to expand their horizons of experiential learning and innovation beyond the North American market.
This is your chance to innovate and make a difference on a global scale!
The Ryerson Global Innovation Challenge (RGIC) will allow young innovators to think and potentially commercialize ideas that have an impact on an international level.
RGIC will provide a platform for innovative young individuals and expose them to the tools available across Ryerson University to launch their ideas.
STAGE 1: Write a 2-page proposal on an international joint partnership/innovation project. The collaborating students will be from the Akilah Institute for Women (http://www.akilahinstitute.org/).
STAGE 2: Work with bilateral group (Ryerson University and Akilah Institute for Women) on project.
STAGE 3: Finalize project and present implementation plan.
Rwanda, the date of travel will be in May 2016.
What is zone learning?
Zone learning transforms your educational experience at Ryerson. It takes you beyond the classroom and lets you meet and work with students from across the university who are creative, ambitious, and driven by passion. By becoming part of the Ryerson Zone Learning Network, you will get the right kind of support to create, develop, and launch your idea.
mentors & advisors
- We are looking for female second and third year Ted Rogers School of Management students. Exceptions might be made for other years of study based on submission quality.
- Teams are encouraged to use the Ryerson Zone Learning Network as a resource to develop their innovative idea/project.
- Applicants should conduct their own research to demonstrate that the idea does not already exist in the marketplace.
- Focus should be put on how this joint project(this is for the proposal) can be feasible when it comes to implementation across borders and cultural differences that might exist.