iChange FIU: Bettering the lives of farmers in India through its youth
10 April 2019 8:49 AM GMT
Growing up in India, Yashaswi (Yashi) Tapadia, a sophomore studying economics, saw farmers struggle ? working more than 80 hours a week and still not able to make enough money and yield enough crops to feed their families. So, she, along with Arquimides (Arqui) Perez-Leyva and Katie Friescen, sought
- to judges at the GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 2017, 2019.
- Tapadia's team is one of five groups of student entrepreneurs who culminated a full academic year of ideation, learning and experimentation at the GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge final pitch event March 27 .
- The event came as part of Changemaker Week: a weeklong, university-wide initiative to engage students in social innovation and entrepreneurship offered by the Office of the Provost, the Center for Leadership and Service, the Honors College, the Office of Global Learning and StartUP FIU.