A free 28-week introduction to innovation, making + entrepreneurship for Somerville students.

Over the course of 28 weeks, students will work in small teams to create a “startup” that will lay the groundwork for making meaningful connections within the local community, learning technical skills, and applying the skills needed to solve real-world problems. Students will be evaluated on the quality of their ideation, their technical competence, their entrepreneurial mindset and their effective communication in pitching their idea.

The problems students identify might relate to one or more of the following themes: Poverty; Environment; Peace; Racial, Ethnic & Gender Equality; Health; and Education.