The future demands that emerging leaders have the tools, network, experience, and courage to lead impactful lives and successful careers.
Amplify your impact
In partnership with leading corporations and foundations, Watson Institute powers Fellowships to support highly promising, historically disenfranchised rising entrepreneurs and leaders. The Fellowships provide award-winning entrepreneurship and leadership skills training, committed mentorship, stipends, long-term Alumni support, and access to a global community of peers, mentors, and opportunities.
Watson Institute programs will positively impact over 2,400 rising leaders this year.
Alumni of Watson Institute’s Fellowships have raised over $185 million, created over 1,900 paid jobs, and impacted 10 million people around the world through initiatives they help lead. 90% of Watson Institute alums are employed, continuing their education, or building a venture. This is on par with leading business schools, yet all of the Fellowships Watson Institute powers are free. 99% of Watson Institute Alumni use a skill they learned while in a Watson Institute powered program up to 10 years later. Watson Institute’s Alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship and seven have been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 lists. Alums continue their education at Harvard University, New York University, and Princeton University, among others.
Corporate and Foundation Partners
The Watson Accelerator is an 18-week fully funded fellowship program designed for impact-driven entrepreneurs seeking to elevate their ventures to achieve product-market fit and scale.
Watson Institute at Lynn University
Boca Raton, Florida
The Bachelor of Science in Social Impact and Entrepreneurship from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, in collaboration with Watson Institute, is for students passionate about ‘majoring in their mission’ and leading impactful, successful careers.
Everything you need to succeed, right here at Watson.
Award-winning training that empowers students to build impactful and successful careers while developing the skills of entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation.
Personalized and committed mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs, leaders, and executives, to strengthen students’ global network.
A powerful group of peers, alumni, and lifelong relationships, partnerships, and collaborations are formed at Watson Institute.
A global community of Watson alumni
Watson Institute’s Fellows and Alumni have raised over $185 million, created over 1,900 part or full-time jobs, and impacted over 10 million people around the world through initiatives they help lead.