EdgeMakers empowering young students to become Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | October 14, 2016 12:41 IST

EdgeMakers is a San Francisco headquartered company funded by Venture Capitalists, with an aim to bring a fresh perspective to the education system.

EdgeMakers is the world’s first comprehensive learning system that helps young students become agents of change in society. With a view to introduce this uniquelearning system, based on the art and science of Innovation and the related discipline of Entrepreneurship, to teachers and students, EdgeMakersis all set to host a Panel Discussion. The event will be held on Saturday, October 22 attheIndia Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
 
EdgeMakers is a San Francisco headquartered company funded by Venture Capitalists, with an aim to bring a fresh perspective to the education system. EdgeMakers’ instructor-led and blended courses teach school and college students to become idea generators and address global challenges with sustainable solutions. The organization empowers young students with the tools, skills and knowledge they need to become Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Leaders.
 
EdgeMakers offers an interdisciplinary, practice-based and purpose driven, challenge- and project-based learning system currently delivered to students in schools and colleges in the United States of America, Brazil, Colombia and India. The EdgeMakers learning system includes modules on Creativity & Innovation, Storytelling &ChangeMaking, Design Thinking, Character & Collaboration and Entrepreneurship. In India, EdgeMakers classes are delivered in leading schools across Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Udaipur.
 
Ramit Bhatnagar, CEO EdgeMakers India said, “This is our first initiative where we are inviting Principals of leading schools, Parents and Students to discuss the changes required in the education system to make India the global hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. We plan to host such discussions across the country to spread awareness amongst stakeholders on the importance of building entrepreneurial capability in students at a young age.
 
Delegates from leading schools across North India are invited and will exchange their views on ‘Transforming our Education System to create cutting-edge Innovators and Entrepreneurs ‘. The Panelists are Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, Member of Parliament Lok Sabha, Ashok Pandey, Principal Ahlcon International School & Chairman National Progressive Schools’ Conference, Revathi Srinivasan, Principal.  SulochanadeviSinghania School- Mumbai and  Roopa Purushottaman, Managing Director, Everstone Capital.

 

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