IDEAco Labs

We love to use design and technology to tackle challenges. Our Labs projects are initiatives we take on together with organizations big and small. We put the things we teach to the test in the real world, and make great things happen.
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Open World Leadership Center – Moldova Location: Moldova | Wisconsin Goal: Enhance youth and young adult engagement in communities.

Created a one-week experience for six young leaders from Moldova, with the goal of using a Design Thinking approach to tackling the challenge of young adult engagement in Moldovan communities.

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Avenue HQ Location: Appleton, Wisconsin Goal: Create a community collaboration and innovation space.

Launched a downtown collaboration center with a makerspace and coworking area alongside a high school marketing mentorship program.

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Open World Leadership Center – Serbia Location: Wisconsin | Serbia Goal: Develop local resources for entrepreneurship to thrive in Serbia.

Created a one-week experience for six young leaders from Serbia, with the goal of using a Design Thinking approach to explore and create solutions that encourage young adult entrepreneurship.

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Open World Leadership Center – Russia Location: Wisconsin | Russia Goal: Redefine approaches to higher education.

Created a one-week experience for six young leaders from Russia, with the goal of using a Design Thinking approach to develop new opportunities for learning that empower youth and break the mold of traditional education.

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