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Community Innovation Summit 

Date: November 20, 2020 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Virtual

8:00am - 1:00pm | Friday, 11/20/2020 

AND

8:00am - 1:00pm | Thursday, 11/21/2020

Join Estrella Mountain Community College and ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation in this full online experience to gain workforce skills and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes! This action-packed two-day virtual meetup brings together the best creative minds at Estrella Mountain Community College to build real-life solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community college students of all majors, backgrounds, and experiences will build community, practice entrepreneurial skills and gain tools needed in today's workforce. Help make the West Valley into a safe, vibrant, innovative community you are proud to call home!

The week leading up to the event, students who register will receive emails, tools and video presentations by local organizations dealing with real challenges faced in our community. Participants can also submit problems they want to solve.

On Friday, November 20, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm participants will create diverse work teams to develop real-life solutions and pitch their innovative ideas. Local mentors will be available to give feedback and ideas.

Then Saturday, November 21, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm; participants will work with their teams to refine their idea, create an implementation strategy and pitch their idea to local leaders. A panel of community leaders will select student groups to win fantastic prizes, including scholarship funding.

To be eligible for the scholarships, you must be a current EMCC student and participate in both days.

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