The Youth Innovation Academy at WISS
The Youth Innovation Academy is an innovation school for students. Our methodology is based on the design thinking process for multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects. We teach students how to adventure through the labyrinth of the innovation process, and work with them on real world challenges.
PROJECT & TEAM BASED: Our project-based model engages you in hands-on creative problem solving through team collaboration and immersion.
COACHED BY EXPERTS: Our projects are led by experts and innovators in diverse fields including entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, designers, architect, engineers, psychologists, who are often also graduates from MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Oxford etc.
DEFINED TO BE INTERDISCIPLINARY: Our projects are designed to be interdisciplinary and require students to think out of the box, act out of their comfort zone, apply different knowledge and skills and prompt them to acquire new intellectual asset as they go.
DESIGNED FOR REAL WORLD IMPACT: Students work on are real world projects. From innovating for the physically constrained population, to creating life by fusing arts and technology, to thinking out of the flower beds ! The challenges and fun never stop!
Youth Innovation Academy at WISS was featured in a local WeChat news. Click here to read (in Chinese).