GW Climathon

What is GW Climathon?

•Engaging young innovators to develop creative local and regional solutions is the key to making progress on climate change and sustainable development.
•DC Climathon at GW is a timely initiative that cultivates top talent to develop the innovation pipeline for these issues.
•The George Washington University (GW) and the District of Columbia partner with key stakeholders across the public and private sectors for the DC Climathon at GW, hosted at the GW School of Business.
•DC Climathon augments traditional educational offerings to develop leaders and create positive change within the local community, start-ups, and the public and and the private sector.
•Partners include the European Union Enterprise for Innovation & Technology Climate-KIC, Washington, D.C.’s Department of Energy & Environment, ēlumin āt, and GW’s School of Business Institute for Corporate Responsibility, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Honey Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

The Teams

•Social entrepreneurs with an enduring passion to improve the world
•Designers of human-centered solutions that maximize impact
•Change agents eager to workshop, scale, and launch their ideas