Cross-college teams identify a big problem and a potential solution, then pitch their idea to a panel of industry judges.
Only caveat is that the solution must leverage information technology as a key component of the business model.
This is an idea pitch and not a business plan competition, so we are looking for teams that are in the early stages of figuring out how to solve a big problem.
The Points of Light Civic Incubator puts people at the center of change by supporting social entrepreneurs and early stage civic ventures around the world. As part of her role, Ms. Khanna founded the Civic Accelerator and oversees the organization’s global efforts.
Ms. Khanna has worked across sectors and led nonprofit, for-profit and political organizations. She is a co-founder of the startup Fuse Corps, co-led Atlanta Women for Obama and led and transformed several leading nonprofit organizations, including the local YWCA and United Way, after building healthcare centers in central India and beginning her career at Andersen Consulting LLP (now Accenture).