Verizon and CGI U 2021 Social Innovation Challenge MSU Virtual Event

The Verizon and CGI U 2021 Social Innovation Challenge encourages teams of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as CGI U alumni, to develop leading-edge technology-based solutions—including those leveraging the power of 5G—to address significant societal challenges related to education, health, and climate justice. The initiative is part of Citizen Verizon, Verizon's responsible business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement. Please refer to the challenge website for more details.


This virtual event, co-hosted by Verizon, CGI U, VentureWell and Morgan State University, is designed to build awareness of this exciting social innovation challenge within your student community and provide students with helpful resources to get started on their applications.


11:00-11:30: Overview of Social Innovation Challenge

11:30-12:00: Overview of Leading-Edge Technology and Social Impact

12:00-12:30: Deep Dive into Climate Justice


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After you've learned more, apply for the opportunity to compete in the Verizon and CGI U 2021 Social Innovation Challenge by April 1, 2021.

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Thursday, March 4 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

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