Call For Volunteers 

Join the Minority Innovation Weekend 2020 Planning Committee 

Minority Innovation Weekend (MIW) is a weekend summit dedicated to aiding minority innovators launch and sustain tech-focused startups and showcasing tech startups that have a minority founder or co-founder. MIW is planned with a group of dedicated volunteers working to aid minority innovators in launching tech-focused startups.

Planning Committee Position Descriptions 

  • Conference Chairperson – Organizes committee activities and works to ensure that tasks assigned to committee members are accomplished.
  • Vice Chairperson – In conjunction with Conference Chairperson, 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).
  • University Coordinator – Engages local college and 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.
  • Cybersecurity Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes Cybersecurity track for MIW.
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes the Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence track.
  • Startup Fundamentals Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes Startup Fundamentals track for MIW.
  • Health Innovation Track Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes Health Innovation track for MIW.
  • Alternate Track Coordinator – Propose a new MIW Conference track to MIW committee! The Alternate Track Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing the approved track for MIW 2020. Don’t worry, the name of the track will not be “Alternate Track.”
  • MIW Innovation Marketplace & Pitch Competition Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes Innovation Marketplace & Pitch Competition for MIW.
  • MIW STEM Professionals Career Fair Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes STEM Professionals Career Fair for MIW.
  • MIW STEM Lab Coordinator – Plans, coordinates, and executes STEM Lab for MIW.If you are interested in joining the team to plan MIW 2020, please click the link below and complete a short application to join the MIW planning committee!

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