THE NALUKAI ACADEMY + PURPLE PRIZE INNOVATION FELLOWSHIP
Are you a student ready to take your education from theory to practice? Do you care about Hawaiʻi communities, worry about the social and environmental problems we face, and want to creatively make a difference?
The Nalukai Academy + Purple Prize Innovation Fellowship prepares young people for leadership in social entrepreneurship and tech innovation in Hawaiʻi.
The fellowship is a four-month program aimed at exposing three fellows to the processes and skills needed for the creation of impactful, place-based tech startups. Fellows will learn through observation, active participation, and work assignments as they shadow the Purple Prize innovation competition and participate in the Nalukai Academy Summer Startup Camp. The fellowship is a fantastic way to extend your Nalukai Startup Camp 10 day experience to one that covers and entire year!
Attend educational workshops and events that are part of the Purple Prize Building Phase (see calendar below)
Shadow early-stage startup teams who are prototyping, planning, interacting, and ideating for the Building Phase of the Purple Prize indigenous innovation competition
Assist with tasks assigned by startup teams and the Purple Prize team
Participation in a Nalukai Academy Summer Startup Camp Program in 2019
Journal/document their experience and learnings in the Fellowship, producing a written or multimedia deliverable that shares their experience with community