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Protect your Courage
The future demands that emerging leaders have the tools, network, experience, and courage to lead impactful lives and successful careers.
Amplify your impact
Watson Institute has locations in Boulder, Colorado, at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, and at Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) in Guatemala City, Guatemala and runs accelerators for leading corporations including Ford Motor Company Fund and Western Union Foundation. We are now building partnerships with innovative corporations and institutions of higher education in the US and globally.
Watson alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship and four have been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 lists. Alums continue their education at Harvard University, New York University, and Princeton University, among others.
Read more about Watson Institute’s scaling strategy in this recent Stanford Social Innovation Review article: The Intel Inside Higher Education.
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 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.
Watson Institute at Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Watson Institute’s Career Accelerator at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala accelerates the careers of entrepreneurial leaders through rigorous training in the skills required for success in the future of work, intensive mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and professionals, internships with leading organizations, and a community of peers that will protect their courage.
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 294 Scholars and alumni from 69 countries have raised over $100 million, created over 1,000 part or full-time jobs, and impacted over 5 million people around the world through initiatives they help lead.