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  • February 21 2013
  • MIT IDEAS Global Challenge: Generator Dinner MIT IDEAS Global Challenge: Generator Dinner

Thurs., Feb 21
7:00-9:00pm
MIT's campus
Lobdell Dining Room, W20-208
Second Floor, Student Center

Working on a project to help underserved communities? Need funding?
Want to recruit new members for your IDEAS Global Challenge team?
Want to get involved, but don't yet have an idea?


Join us for dinner. Hear from winning MIT IDEAS Global Challenge teams. Pitch an idea. Find a team. Four alumni winning teams will join us to share their progress and tips:

  • Mario Bollini with the Leveraged Freedom Chair - developed an all-terrain wheelchair that is being deployed in India and is a recent winner of MassChallenge
  • Arlene Ducao with OpenIR - mapping ecological and risks revealed by infrared satellites for planners to use around the world
  • Morgan O'Neill with Recovers.org - helping towns recover after a disaster, Recovers.org is recent winner of MassChallenge
  • Vitor Pamplona with EyeNetra - working to improve eye care diagnostics by making eye examines portable and more affordable for doctors around the world

This is one of the best venues to find a team to join or pitch your idea to woo and recruit teammates or pitch your skills to get hired onto a team. With the final chance to submit a Scope Statement one week away (2/27), get started!

RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dHdXb1lsekpiN2o4M2N1ZDBUMXhsZkE6MQ

TO PITCH YOUR IDEA 
The evening will feature two recruitment open mic sessions to help teams form. Have an idea and looking for teammates? Sign up to pitch an idea: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dHdXb1lsekpiN2o4M2N1ZDBUMXhsZkE6MQ

If you don’t want to pitch, come join to mix and mingle to meet potential teammates!
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