When: November 23rd -27th 2015
Where: Abuja, Nigerai
Thinking School Africa is an annual innovation program where African youth in the continent and their counterparts in the Diaspora shall collaboratively ideate and create disruptive innovations and solutions that addresses pressing problems, increases youth employment and inclusive prosperity in Africa.
Adopting a three pronged strategy, Thinking School Africa 2015 comprises a 5 days youth innovation module in Abuja – Nigeria, followed by a 6 months innovation incubation fellowship and concludes with an innovation exhibition in Lagos for participants. Idea solutions shall be focused on the following thematic areas:
- Innovation in Business & Economy
- Innovation in Community Development & Social Enterprises
- Innovation in Public Services/Government
- Innovation in Science & Technology
African youth between 15 and 35 years passionate about inventions and homegrown disruptive innovations.
During the Lagos innovation exhibition, breakthrough innovations shall be presented to investors and relevant stakeholders for possible partnerships to scale the quality and scope of the innovations for Africa.
Thinking School Africa uses a dynamic curriculum / handbook that provides a step by step guide on how a young person can practically go through the process of identifying a social problem and creating a workable solution that can solve the problem.
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