Berlin-based DO School is an organization that aims to become the leading platform for doers around the globe, bringing them together with and within forward-looking companies to tackle the most important problems of our time.
Working with 50 global leaders from Nobel Peace Prize nominees to serial entrepreneurs, today The DO School operates in Germany, China and the USA, and is running programs in more than 20 countries, working with forward-looking companies that range from H&M to YouTube to Mercedes, and helping participants from more than 85 countries turn ideas into action.
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The DO School is bringing the Smart Connection Challenge, a four week innovation program through which The DO School and Telekom Electronic Beats will bring together 20 talented young people from around the world to create compelling new ways of fostering meaningful connections through music and engagement with lifestyle products.
Participants will get the chance to create music and lifestyle experiences that address the needs and aspirations of millennials. In the four week program participants will be guided through a process of finding new nodes of connection that resonate with young people.
The Smart Connection Challenge is to take place at one of the world’s music and lifestyle capitals, Berlin. There, participants will develop concrete products, services, or campaigns with other like-minded individuals from around the world that inspire and connect.
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The program starts on the 18th of June 2018; the deadline to apply is April 1, 2018 for applicants who require a visa to submit applications and April 15, 2018 for all other applicants. Previously, Saba Khalid from Aurat Raaj has also been a part of The DO School.
18-35 year-olds in fields such as, but not limited to: music, design, social entrepreneurship, technology, activism, journalism, education and/or the arts are eligible to apply for the program. All selected participants will receive a full scholarship covering tuition as well as travel cost to and from Berlin, local accommodation and public transport for the program duration.
So hurry up and apply now for the Smart Connection Challenge!