CGI University Network

Drew Heckman '14, founder of the Queer Nebraska Youth Network, at the CGI U Meeting.Drew Heckman '14, founder of the Queer Nebraska Youth Network, at the CGI U Meeting.What happens when you gather over 1,000 students, youth organizations, topic experts, and celebrities who are all passionate about social change? Each year, Clinton Global Initiative University hosts a meeting to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges in five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. CGI U 2014 will take place at Arizona State University, March 21-23, 2014.

Registration is open; contact Lizzie_Pollock@brown.edu for questions about the conference or travel funds.

About the CGI U Network

The CGI University Network is a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor, and provide seed funding to leading student innovators and entrepreneurs on their respective campuses. To join the CGI University Network, a university must provide a minimum of $10,000 in funding to CGI U student commitment-makers from its campus. Students and university representatives come together at the CGI U meeting to hear from experts in various fields, brainstorm ideas, share best practices, and form effective partnerships. Students then return to their campuses and communities to turn their ideas into action, with the support of seed funding and mentorship from their universities. 

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