Deeply explore an issue that matters to you and share your findings with the world!
Map the System is a global competition that challenges you to think differently about social and environmental change. Participants can apply as an individual or in a team of up to 5 members. At least one participant must be a current Illinois student (undergraduate or graduate, ALL majors welcome). Recent alumni, non-students, or students from another institution may join an eligible Illinois team. In addition to developing critical skills for changemaking, your participation in Map the System 2020 will help spark ideas for social ventures and open up new opportunities to participate in the Illinois social innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. To learn about Map the System 2020: http://mapthesystem.sbs.ox.ac.uk/
Join a global movement that values understanding problems FIRST before proposing solutions. Develop your systems-level thinking, research, presentation, and changemaking skills. Receive guidance, coaching, and support through workshops and individualized feedback. Present in the campus semi-final for a chance to represent Illinois at the University of Oxford Global Final (June 5-7) and network with changemakers from over 50 institutions around the world. For campus semi-final winner: receive sponsorship to compete for cash prizes at the University of Oxford Global Final (includes registration, airfare, and accommodations for up to 5 team members).
Registration Deadline is February 5, 2020 @ 5:00 PM (CST): https://go.illinois.edu/MTS2020Registration
*Topic scope and team formation may be changed after registration date.
W (1/22): 4-5 pm 130 Wohlers
W (1/29): 4-5 pm 130 Wohlers
R (1/23): 6-7 pm 1028 LH
R (1/30): 7-8 pm 106B3 EH
F (1/24): 4-5 pm 106B3 EH
F (1/31): 4-5 pm 1090 LH
T (1/28): 6-7 pm 106B3 EH
M (2/3): 6-7 pm 106B3 EH
For more details, contact Valeri Werpetinski (firstname.lastname@example.org).