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The Watson Institute Nominator Network


The Watson Institute Nominator Network is a group of highly impactful and growing organizations and individuals eager to support rising changemaker and entrepreneurial talent from around the world.

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Nominator Partners

Our Nominators are strategic ecosystem partners with a shared mission to foster and empower entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers all over the world.

Identifies and supports the world leading social entrepreneurs to build “an everyone a changemaker world”. Learn More


Camelback Ventures support innovative, diverse leaders ready to take their social impact vision to the next level. Learn More
Catalyst 2030 is a fast-growing global movement of people and organizations committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) by 2030. Learn More
ChangemakerXchange is a global community of 800 of the world’s most dedicated social entrepreneurs, innovators and activists from 100+ countries. Learn More
Brings together a dynamic community of innovators and entrepreneurs driving a collaborative movement to develop extraordinary and viable solutions to benefit our world. Learn More
Short Description: Enactus is a network of leaders committed to using business as a catalyst for positive social and environmental impact. Learn More
Inspire, empower and connect young leaders to reach their full potential, shape decision-making processes and drive positive change in their communities and the world. Learn More

We inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Through the delivery of hands – on, blended learning, we activate youth for the future of jobs. Learn More
LALA is a non-profit institution that aims to develop a new generation of diverse, entrepreneurial, and ethical leaders who will serve the Latin American region. Learn More

Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is a global student network addressing humanity’s greatest challenges. Learn More

The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program on your campus to take your social impact to the next level. Learn More

We are One Young World, empowering and developing young leaders to build a fair, sustainable future for all. Learn More
TERN (The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network C.I.C.) is a social enterprise and nonprofit with the mission to enable refugees to thrive through the power of their own ideas. Learn More

The Possibilists is a global alliance of the world’s largest youth social innovation communities and a growing network of nearly 50 local youth organizations. Learn More
The mission of The Resolution Project is to develop socially responsible young leaders and empower them to make a positive impact today. Learn More

Join our Nominator Network


At Watson Institute, we have the privilege of nurturing amazing fellows, and this is made possible through the unwavering support of our incredible nominators. They play a vital role in referring outstanding individuals who embody the values and potential that define our community. Together, we strive to create a powerful ecosystem that fosters the growth and success of the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs.

By joining The Watson Institute Nominator Network you receive:

  • Tailored Information Sessions: Access exclusive and personalized information sessions, providing in-depth insights into our programs.
  • Early Fellowship Launch Notifications: Stay ahead of the curve with early notifications about upcoming fellowship launches, giving your community a competitive edge in the application process.
  • Visibility through Social Media Promotion: Benefit from increased visibility as we actively share the information about your organization across our social media channels.

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Meet our Amazing Community of Alumni

Watson Institute alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship, and six have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists. Alumni continue their education at prestigious universities like Harvard University, Princeton University, and Oxford Saïd’s Business School.

Funds Raised
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People Impacted


of alumni are continuing their venture, employed at leading Fortune 500 companies, or continuing their education.


of alumni use a skill they learned while in a Watson Institute powered program up to ten years after graduation.


of alumni remain in touch with their Mentor or an Impact Series Teacher up to ten years after graduation.

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of alumni feel they are now living a life that maximizes their impact as a result of their Watson Institute experience.