Lumi overview for UofBirm
Created on January 24, 2024
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Collaboration to build a Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at The University & Beyond
3. How can Lumi work with you?
2. Why Lumi?
1. What is Lumi and what outcomes does it deliver?
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However..."The next 1,000 unicorns won’t be search engines or social media companies, they’ll be sustainable, scalable innovators e.g., startups that help tackle issues related to climate change" - Larry Fink, CEO Blackrock
Equitably develop a million young people globally with the skills and the network to solve the biggest challenges of today/tomorrow.
Development of values-driven Entrepreneurship AI and Design-Thinking skills in the young people across the world
Most valuable companies of our generation built around tech, design, entrepreneurship
Lumi: Our Purpose
Help further the reputation & brand to attract quality students from across the globe
Develop a virtuous loop to learn, earn and innovate as students participate and then facilitate Lumi's Quests
Help develop an entrepreneurship ecosystem that attracts industry & government participation in a win-win fashion
Help students build solutions targeting hottest global topics & demonstrable entrepreneurship, AI and design-thinking skills
How can Lumi Support Universities
Lumi was conceptualised by a father & son duo in 2020(click image to read the story)
- We run digital, scalable cohort-based Quests guided by innovation facilitators
- Supported by an AI-augmented online learning platform
- Participants produce novel tech-enabled startup ideas to business problems
- And develop entrepreneurship, design and AI-readiness skills
Lumi develops entrepreneurship and innovation skills in young people.
Mentors participants as an industry expert/entrepreneurA SME Mentor
Runs the Lumi QuestsA Paid Innovation Facilitator
Participates in Lumi QuestsA Luminary
How Lumi will create a virtuous loop for university students to learn, earn and innovate for a brighter future
Univ. Of Birmingham Graduate with 5+ years in sustainability & education
Nefelie KalavrezouProduct Delivery, LumiLondon
Biz.Dev & Youth Skill Development
15+ years in Robotics, Applied Linguisitics, and Design Thinking
Dr. Tatia WaQuest DesignerLondon
Member of House of Lords, Former MP & Cabinet Minister, UK
Seasoned Chair of Global Businesses, Knight
Lord Henry BellinghamChairmanLondon
College and Career Readiness, ex-College Board
Curriculum and Quest Designer, Imperial College London Prof
Design Thinking & Innovation, Stanford University Prof
Ed-Tech & Multi-exit Entrepreneur,ex-McKinsey
15+ years in global education management, management consulting
Harish MenonVice President, InternationalDubai
23+ years as VC, Stanford Professor & World Leading Design Thinking Expert
Dr Christopher ShenCo-founder & Chief Innovation OfficerSan Francisco
23+ year track record in 5 startups. Recognised leader in global Ed-Tech
Prashant RaizadaFounder - CEO London
Lumi comprises a top-notch global team with deep experience in entrepreneurship, technology, and education
Topics linked to UNSDGs (e.g., Sustainable Cities, Climate Change, Health)
Prof. Christopher Shen, Co-Founder of Lumi
Live, facilitated sessions undertaken in 8-15 weeks or as a week-long hackathon
Up to 10 participants/Quest from across year-groups or a single one
Developed with Renowned Design-Thinking & Innovation Professor at Stanford University
The Quest is accredited by Stanford University affiliated institution
The Lumi Quest: A design-thinking-led journey
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Watch A Quest in Action
Incentivising users to buy less food to reduce waste!
Connecting care homes with schools globally for learning, in a safe way!
Offering grocers soon to expire food at discount - contributing a % to a good cause!
Win point & buy gifts for your virtual pet by taking shorter showers!
Allowing locals to deliver food to the elderly & disabled!
Pre-ordered school meals to reduce food waste!
An interative curriculum building awareness on forms of equality!
Overall, over 80 innovations have emerged from Lumi's Quests some of which have significant potential as standalone businesses
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Measure & improve your green impact while competing with friends!
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Key Skills Developed by Lumi
Each participant obtains a Future Skills Passport: A proprietary credential that can significantly boost their career prospects
- US college admissions and career readiness expert
- 20 years of global education leadership (SAT, PSAT, AP, Big Future, Fin Aid, etc.)
- Multi-year partnerships development with K-12, Higher Ed, NGOs, and governments
- Chair, IC3, Student Mental Health Taskforce
- Former management consultant for Education, Manufacturing, and Financial Services industries
- Member of IACAC
- BTech IIT - Bombay, MS Carnegie Mellon Uni
College and Career Readiness,ex-College Board
Harish MenonVP, InternationalDubai
- Member of the House of Lords, UK
- Former Cabinet Minister under David Cameron
- Former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Africa
- Member of Parliament, UK
- Senior Adviser to J. Stern & Co. LLP, a fund management company
- Non-executive chairman of Clifton Africa
- Magdalene College, Cambridge University
Senior British Politician, Policymaker and Business Leader
Lord Henry BellinghamChairmanLondon
Global Design Thinking & Innovation, Leader
- Ex-McKinsey serial entrepreneur with 24 years globally in ed-tech/tech/strategy
- Founding team member of Infosys BPM, acquired by Infosys Technologies for $2bn
- Founder & CEO, EnglishUp, Macmillan Publisher, 3rd largest English learning co., Brazil
- Founding Operating Leader of Holtzbrinck- Macmillan $100m Digital Education Fund
- Advisor to boards of several education cos.
- BS IIT- Varanasi, MBA IIM-Calcutta
- Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Stanford University. Trained 200+ Fellows over 20+ years in a design-thinking le medical innovation
- 25 years as a Life sciences venture capitalist with USD$2B+ in value creation
- Founder, Singapore Biodesign, the first official partnership with Stanford Biodesign
- Former physician, medical device inventor, venture capitalist passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation
- BS, MS, MD & MBA from Stanford University
Ed-Tech & Multi-exit Entrepreneur
Dr Christopher ShenCo-founder & CIOSan Francisco
Prashant RaizadaFounder - CEO Dubai, London
The Lumi Founders & Core Leadership are highly accomplished global leaders
80+ innovations tackling global issues
Influenced over 10K peopleworldwide
Over 50% of participants are female
Lumi has worked with students in 14+ countries
identified Lumi as an emerging provider in the Ed-Tech sector, 2023Showcased at the Early Stage Investor Conference as a high potential ventureShowcased by The Commonwealthat COP27
1000+ students have experienced Lumi
Global Impact + Public Recognition
Lumi has worked with or attracted students from leading universities worldwide
Lumi School Partners
Cheryl LiGender Violence AdvocateRefuge
Hanna PrytherchPolicy ConsultantFlint Global
Michelle KimUN SDG EducatorHarvard/Alberta University
Jemima SnelsonDTE TeacherHighgate School
Siddharth BarothESG AnalystBuchanan
Agustin PerezAI EngineerAmira AI
Rahel KissBehavioral DesignerThe Behavioralist
Calvin Ng'WonoManagement Consultant McKinsey & Company
Hanako KawasakiInnovation ConsultantInnovia
Udodirim IroaganachiProduct ManagerMicrosoft
Examples: How Lumi's facilitators from various universities have secured top jobs worldwide, linked to their passions & skills
UN Conference of Parties
A Big Four Accounting Firm
A Global Healthcare Major
A UK Bank
A Major UK Bank
A Leading Tech. & Financial Info. Company
Talent-led collaboration to upskill apprentices and graduates with cutting edge future skills while solving sustainability challenges
A Global Tech Major
Impact & Outreach-led collaboration to run Quests with young people from the UK, India and Singapore and with deep involvement from employees as mentors
Knight Dragon- Global Real Estate Co.
Showcased by The Commonwealth at COP27 as a high impact venture to empower young people on the topic of Climate change
Impact focused collaboration with a UK Bank to run Future Cities & Inequality focused Quests for school students in the UK
Selected as a high potential startup within their Eco-Disruptive initiative, also sponsored to showcase innovations at the Cheltenham Literary Festival
Impact-led collaboration with Knight Dragon to run sustainability focused Quests for school students in the Greenwich Peninsula
Innovation and Impact-led collaboration with Nationwide to run Quests for underserved school students in NW England on the topic of Green Homes
Talent upskilling collaboration with a Big Four to run a quest for apprentices to develop Cybersecurity innovations
Leading global companies have collaborated with Lumi (select examples)
How can Lumi work with you?
Build a Student-Led Quest Program
Scale quests to innovate on challenges pursued by academia and industry. Collaborate with other universities. Evolve into an accelerator program that brings in additional support and funding.
Setup an Innovation Hub on Campus
Bring in corporates to sponsor quests. Builds career readiness, sets up networking opportunities, and enhances career placement opportunities (and student recruitment)
Forge Linkages with Industries
Create a virtuous loop as students return to Lumi to be an Innovation Facilitator and get paid for facilitating next batches of students. And as a result further enhances their skills.
Build skills in Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and AI-readiness skills in the first batch of students.
Launch As An Elective Course
How Lumi can work with you
Member of Stanford Undergraduate Committee
" At Stanford we are increasingly looking for a different kind of applicant - someone who has done something different, delivered real-world impact. Lumi seems to offer a chance to do exactly that. "
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What School Heads think about Lumi...
Select Energy Transition innovations were showcased at COP27 in Egypt, 2022.See what happened here
The Commonwealth COP27 and COP28
The Foundation School
UNITED KINGDOM & INTERNATIONALLY
- St Ignatius (UK)
- Hamiliton (Mexico)
- Purium Schools (South Korea)
- The Foundation School (India)
- Inventure Academy (India)
- Safa Community School (Dubai)
Lumi School Partners
- Kings College Wimbledon (UK)
- Putney High School (UK)
- Repton School (UK)
- Donhead Prep School (UK)
- Cowley International College (UK)
- Charterhouse (UK)
- De La Salle School (UK)