Event Details

The Watson Summit is almost here!

After 15 weeks of the intensive Watson incubator program, the Watson Institute, Boulder is proud to host the bi-annual Summit to showcase the hard work of its inspiring Scholars. The Watson 2018 Fall cohort includes 26 Scholars from 21 countries gathered together to pursue their goal of becoming changemakers.

During the event select Scholars will have the opportunity to pitch their social venture and will present their methods of addressing and tackling the world's most urgent social and environmental challenges.

The event will include a keynote speech by Henry De Sio, author, public, speaker, campaign strategist, organizational coach. Henry currently serves as Global Chair for Framework Change at Ashoka and has held past positions as the Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama and the 2008 Chief Operating Officer for the Obama for America presidential campaign.

Mark your calendar for Friday, December 7th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Grand Assembly Hall in Chautauqua Park and get ready to be inspired!

Summit Agenda:

5:30 PM - Doors Open

6 PM - Event Begins

7 PM - Keynote Speech - Henry De Sio

8 PM - Mingle with light refreshments and appetizers

8:30 PM - Event Concludes


Join us for a night of celebration and inspiration!

Business attire encouraged


Meet our current scholars here.

  • When: Fri Dec. 7
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Address: 900 Baseline Road
    Boulder Colorado,US 80302

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