We’re so incredibly proud to announce the launch of a 12-week pilot with Educatefor.Life, an experiment of the Fast Track Institute, and a global community of passionate Students, Businesses, Educational Leaders, Institutions, Investors, and others collaborators creating and testing new education curriculum and experiences that deliver more accesible, effective and personalised education solutions reaching anyone, anywhere in the world.

Over the next twelve weeks, the open innovation and ideation challenge will allow distributed teams to leverage Swae’s platform, idea discovery methodology, AI augmentation process, and open deliberation interfaces, to conceptualize and prototype future-compatible education solutions. A driving purpose of this experiment is to try to create solutions that make access to high quality education much more equitable around the world.

Leveraging Swae, those participating in the pilot aim to create and test new education curriculum and experiences that deliver more accessible, effective and personalised education solutions reaching anyone, anywhere in the world.

Launching today,March 5th, and continuing through to May 10th, 2019, the Educatefor.Life community will complete two distinct iterations of the Swae methodology.

4 Phases of the Educatefor.Life Innovation Sprint

In the first phase (Ideate), the teams will go through our idea discovery process, AI Augmentation, collaboration, and voting. They will leverage our core features to gain access to constructive criticisms and potentially overlooked unintended consequences of their idea — helping improve them substantively. In the second phase (Solve), ideas will be refined with the feedback from phase one, and will culminate into experiments and possibly prototypes to test their real-world feasibility.

Throughout the course of this pilot, the Educatefor.life participants will be providing crucial feedback and insights to our team on Swae’s core methodology and platform functionality.

We’re incredibly excited to have this inspiring community of education leaders and thinkers “kick our tires” so-to-say, and feed into our evolving understanding of Swae’s role in facilitating intelligent, bottom-up, inclusive decision-making.

To join the innovation sprint visit: https://www.educatefor.life
To submit an idea of your own, visit: http://educateforlife.swae.io/, build a profile and create your idea from the ground-up.

If you would like Swae to help your company, organization or community raise the inclusivity, quality, and intelligence of decisions, please get in touch

More Information

Please visit: https://www.educatefor.life

About Swae

Swae is an AI-driven decision-making platform that helps raise the inclusivity, quality, and intelligence of decisions within organizations. The platform allows people to create decision-ready solutions from the bottom-up to contribute to key strategy, budgeting, policy, and operational decisions. By combining anonymity, artificial, and collective intelligence Swae helps organizations unleash the creativity of their stakeholders, discover new unrevealed ideas, and collectively build bottom-up solutions to strategy and resource allocation decisions, and improving overall decision quality without complexity for management.

Soushiant Zanganehpour Founder & CEO

Soushiant is a social scientist, entrepreneur and Founder of Swae.io, an AI-powered platform for smarter organizational decisions and 21st century governance. Swae helps companies, cities and organizations of all sizes benefit from the collective intelligence of their employees, stakeholders and citizens helping source innovative ideas, program and product feedback, and policy, budget, and strategy suggestions, at a fraction of the cost. Stakeholders and AI build compelling proposals together from the bottom-up that are crowd-vetted and the best move to a decision-round for implementation, creating a bi-directional pathway for governance. Soushiant is a recognized global practitioner in the fields of business innovation, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability having spoken at numerous international conferences and published in The Guardian, The Financial Times, Bloomberg Business Week, and Entrepreneur magazines. He is on Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council, and a board advisor of Biocarbon Engineering, a reforestation startup using drones to replant a billion trees per year.
Soushiant earned his BA (PoliSci & IR) from the University of British Columbia, a Diplôme in International Affairs from Sciences-po Paris, an MPP (Public Policy & Economics) from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and attended Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program as a Google Scholar. He was awarded a full scholarship by the UK's Foreign Office as one of four Canadian Chevening Scholars for his Masters. .

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