Youth Innovation Challenge - A Social Incubator

Safecity- Elsa D'Silva
Posted July 10, 2018 from India

Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) alongwith Developmatrix, The Urban Vision, Tata Capital and knowledge partner, the US Consulate General, Mumbai is hosting a social incubator called the Youth Design Innovation Challenge. 

The Youth Design Innovation Challenge is a derivative of the recently concluded Urban Thinkers Campus seeking to involve future leaders of the city – the youth, to play a part in solving gender equality issues due to rapid urbanization.  


Themes - Gender, Safety, Mobility, Urban Environment, Governance Duration - July to Dec 2018 Submit your idea by 15th July 2018

* Team Composition :- Age group - 18-25 years Minimum 2 - 3 members Accompanied by Faculty from College (optional) Minimum one member must be a woman

* Criteria for selection of ideas:- Innovative and hyper local Addresses one or more of the themes mentioned Must have one woman on the team Potential to scale up

* Why you should apply- 8-10 best ideas will be selected by 28 July for mentoring by experts & professionals. All ideas will be published on the World Urban Forum (UN Habitat) website Cash prizes for the top 3 winners Opportunity for women led organisations to be mentored by UNDP India for the Start Mission of Government of Maharashtra

Note- The organisers reserve the right to selection

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Jill Langhus
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018

Hi Safecity,

Thanks for sharing this interesting Prize/Challenge. I will share on my social media. You may also want to share on the "Resources" page so more people see it. I'll be interested to see who wins this and what their solution is to the rapid urbanization challenges.

Stephanie Mah
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018

Hi sister. Thanks for sharing about this resources.

Tamarack Verrall
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018

Hi Safecity,
This looks great. I love it that prizes go to the 10 best ideas. I look forward to seeing what comes from this project