Christian Park is a Managerial Science major and graduating senior here at Georgia State University. Born and raised in Atlanta, Park is the founder of Third World Street, a streetwear page on Instagram that helps both brands and models increase their engagement.
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute collaborated to host the Social Enterprise Concept Competition at LaunchGSU. Students from Dr. Nelson Pizarro’s Scientific Perspectives on Global Problems course “Social Innovation and Enterprise for Global Problems” participated in the competition, pitching innovative ideas with a social component.
When best friends started to brainstorming ideas for an outreach and mentorship program to help young girls from their Henry County High School – they never knew it would actually come to life. By 2018, they had established their organization as HighlighHER and today they now have over 50 mentors and partnerships with several Henry County high schools.
It is a single semester program where a company belonging to a student or student team gains guidance and support from local mentors. Here they can interact and ask questions of experienced entrepreneurs and develop their business ideas with a mentor’s help.