Dustbin Domination: A dustbin that can catch waste that is not
thrown right inside the bin.
Smart Street Furniture: Lighting at bus stops that will switch on
only when people are close by. This conserves energy.
While these prototypes need a few more rounds of iteration to be tested
with others, these are all innovative solutions to simple problems we face
every day. And in today’s world, these solutions aren’t too far from
Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit (GSES) Student Leaders
During our annual student-led summit, GSES, students from around the
world come together to create innovative solutions for global social
challenges. Ten passionate high schoolers spend months preparing and
planning for it and immersing themselves in social entrepreneurship. By
allowing students who are intrinsically motivated to lead this summit, we
saw them surpass our expectations of doing just the bare minimum.
Students that lead the summit year after year work on going on to college
to study social entrepreneurship, start service-oriented clubs, and even
talk about prototyping this work in the future.
Some skills we have seen develop in students who regularly participate
in the social entrepreneurial initiatives at ASB include:
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