Innovate for Impact: Youth Designathon for the SDGs

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The Innovate for Impact designathon will bring Nigerian youths together to learn design-thinking concepts over three days. Participants will form teams, ideate, create solution prototypes and pitch solutions to problems existing in their communities. Three teams that pitch the most relevant, creative, feasible, sustainable, and bequity-promoting solutions will be rewarded with cash prizes. The designathon aims to promote awareness and understanding of the SDGs among youth, encourage collaboration and teamwork, and celebrate the creativity and ingenuity of young people in designing sustainable solutions.

The Innovate for Impact designathon will bring Nigerian youths together to learn design-thinking concepts over three days. Participants will form teams, ideate, create solution prototypes and pitch solutions to problems existing in their communities. Three teams that pitch the most relevant, creative, feasible, sustainable, and bequity-promoting solutions will be rewarded with cash prizes. The designathon aims to promote awareness and understanding of the SDGs among youth, encourage collaboration and teamwork, and celebrate the creativity and ingenuity of young people in designing sustainable solutions.

The Challenge

“How might we develop sustainable innovation to major social problems in Nigerian communities?”

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