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Social Innovation Bootcamp

Social Innovation Bootcamp gives Vanderbilt and Nashville community Partners the opportunity to explore social innovation through an introduction to the social innovation landscape from design thinking to field application. Participants will engage in a 5-week course where they will experience hands on learning and expand their social innovation network.


Upcoming Fall 2023 Dates will be announced soon. 

  • Every Thursday, 4:30pm–6pm, starting October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10 (ESB 048), and November 17 (3rd floor lounge of the Wond’ry)

Week 1: Intro to Social Innovation

Week 2: Equity-centered design

Week 3: Systems change and systems thinking

Week 4: Finding my why

Week 5: Professional pathways in Social Innovation


Contact Jackie Hansom with any program related questions at