LWOW X: Social Entrepreneurship

WHAT IT IS:

A global, all-virtual multidisciplinary collaboratory solving tomorrow’s social justice problems in legal education and practice related to issues around youth advocacy, juvenile justice, human rights, and/or access to education and justice for vulnerable client populations

LWOW X Social Entrepreneurship teams 30 students from 30 law and business schools around the world with mentors from the academic, business, and legal, fields. Over four months, teams identify a discrete law-related social justice problem and develop a Project of Worth: an implementable solution to that problem combining innovative business principles with public interest goals to affect change and create value. In so doing, they will also hone the skills needed for 21st century lawyering, namely teaming, leadership, creative problem solving, entrepreneurship, cultural competency, social networking, project management, and business acumen.

WHO'S INVOLVED: 

Academics, lawyers, arbitrators, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, regulators, judges, compliance professionals, business executives, technologists, and law and business students.

WHO FUNDS THIS INITIATIVE: 

The Ferraro Law Firm underwrites the LWOW X Social Entrepreneurship offering.