October 24, 2013

Students: Got an idea to change the world?

Posted: October 24, 2013
CGI U 2012 Arizona State University

Apply to be part of the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University  

Arizona State University will host the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) March 21-23, 2014, on its Tempe campus. The university was selected to host this meeting because of its commitment to student-driven social change and entrepreneurship.

Each year, CGI U brings together 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to address challenges with practical, innovative solutions.

Student participants will do more than simply discuss problems – they’ll take concrete steps to solve them by creating action plans, building relationships, participating in hands-on workshops and following up with CGI U as they complete their projects.

The three-day meeting will include inspiring speeches from President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, as well as workshops delivered by leading social change experts. Learn more about CGI U by watching this video.

Apply by Nov. 22

CGI U is looking for students with ideas that relate to one of five focus areas: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation and public health.

Interested in attending? To do so, ASU students must complete this two-step process by Nov. 22:  

1. Submit an application to the ASU Innovation Challenge, a seed funding competition organized by Changemaker Central.

2. Submit an application to CGI U that details your commitment to action. Questions can be emailed to changemaker@asu.edu.

Students from other universities and colleges need only apply to CGI U.

Sharon Keeler, sharon.keeler@asu.edu
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering