Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative

Purpose Statement

Mission: The Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) brings together members of the Harvard community who would like to pursue innovative solutions to the world\x{e2}\x{80}\x{99}s most pressing social and environmental problems. SIC aims to train and empower new and established entrepreneurs by creating mentorship networks and opportunities for undergraduates. We celebrate collaboration and hope to foster meaningful connections between community members and socially responsible causes. Methods: SIC creates a productive, open dialogue about social innovation and supports creative ideas through diverse campus-wide events, skill-building workshops, and enriching partnerships with organizations at and beyond Harvard. Our annual Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship is one of the largest undergraduate-run conferences of its kind. We maintain strong connections with mentors from Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. Vision: We hope to expose young innovators to social solutions that can be executed through non-profit, for-profit and hybrid model enterprises. SIC envisions an active support network of socially responsible partners at Harvard and across the nation, and we aspire to be the cardinal undergraduate resource at Harvard for all individuals and ideas seeking to ignite innovation.

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