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Call For Volunteers – Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) Planning Committee

Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) is a weekend summit dedicated to aiding innovators of color  launch tech-focused startups, exploring emerging technologies, and showcasing tech startups that have a founder or co-founder of color.

MIW’s success is built by volunteers! Please consider volunteering for one of the positions below.

  • Conference Coordinator – Organizes committee activities and works to ensure that tasks assigned to committee members are accomplished.
  • Grant & Sponsorship Coordinator – Researches, identifies, and applies for sponsorship and grant opportunities for the Minority Innovation Entrepreneurship Program (MIEP) and Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW).
  • Startup Community & University Coordinator – Engages local startup community & college / university (science, engineering, technology, mathematics, business, and entrepreneurship departments and professors) to promote and garner support for MIW on local college and university campuses.
  • Marketing & Media Coordinator – Develops and manages promotion of MIW. Engages local media to promote MIW and field media inquires.

MIW Track Coordinators

  • Startup Fundamentals Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes tech startup fundamentals track for MIW.
  • Cybersecurity Innovation Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes cybersecurity innovation track for MIW.
  • Health Innovation Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes health innovation track for MIW.
  • Environmental Innovation Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes environmental innovation track for MIW.