The SCIP VIP leverages the beautiful game of soccer and other sports to understand and to accelerate community and youth transformation. Teams study various forms of innovation, work with local organizations that use soccer to transform youth in the state of Georgia and beyond, produce children’s books and other media, generate resources for community development, create new soccer datasets, host conferences on soccer’s societal impact, and produce media to inspire the world about local superheroes and community leaders.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Global Development, philanthropy, media, leadership, power relations, youth development, neighborhood transformation, leadership, social innovation
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
- Business›General Management
- Computing›Computational Media
- Design›Industrial Design
- Engineering›Industrial Engineering
- Ivan Allen›Economics
- Ivan Allen›History, Technology, and Society
- Ivan Allen›International Affairs
- Online Masters›Analytics synchronous
- Online Masters›Computer Science synchronous
Preferred Interests and Preparation
Major(s) all: Background/interest in transforming neighborhoods and youth in the Global South. Should also appreciate documentary film, children’s books, story-telling.
Major(s) all: Experience with or willingness to learn social entrepreneurship.
Meeting Schedule & Location
- International Affairs