BrightSpark™ is a social innovation initiative of Bridge Innovate® designed to ignite creative confidence in students and educators by utilizing design thinking, education workshops, coaching, and providing free online resources to help solve design challenges.
Students build critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills, as well as essential "designer" skills, which include empathy, brainstorming, creating, experimenting, failing, and trying again.
Ways to invest in the next generation of creative leaders:
- Sponsor a Design Competition
- Sponsor an education team to attend a Design Thinking Crash Course
- Join the Bright Spark Leadership Circle
Click here to contact our Bright Spark Director, Mary Kim
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Bright Spark Student Design Awards
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Location: Volkswagen Conference Center
(8001 Volkswagen Dr. Chattanooga, TN)
Over the course of the year, 20 teams from 17 different schools have been competing in a Bright Spark Design Competition to create the "Transportation of the Future" to one day benefit the Chattanooga tristate region.
Facilitated by Bright Spark, students from across the Southeast, New York and Ohio have used design thinking and agile innovation to create action plans and prototypes.
On Tuesday, March 20 at Volkswagen Conference Center in Chattanooga, we will celebrate our Bright Spark teams and present 7 awards to the winners.
Come and find out how our Bright Spark teams are designing the future of the Chattanooga tristate region.