Universities from across the globe have already signed up to participate in the 2021 Fowler

Social Global Innovation Challenge with many more to come! 

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2021 Fowler GSIC Participating Universit


The Social Innovation Challenge was launched in 2011 out of the Center for Peace and Commerce, a joint initiative of the University of San Diego’s School of Business and the Kroc School of Peace Studies. SIC was designed to inspire university students to tackle humanity’s pressing problems through social innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2014, the SIC grew to include local universities in San Diego, and in 2016 to include the Tijuana, Mexico region. In 2018, the SIC was expanded again to include student teams from universities around the world becoming the Global Social Innovation Challenge.  

In 2019, the University of San Diego and the University of St. Thomas received a generous gift from Ron and Alexis Fowler inspiring them to launch a joint partnership. By working together, the new collaboration will amplify this Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge, improve the quality and quantity of entrepreneurial opportunities, expand national and international reach, and continue to build a global movement based on people, planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership.



Ashesi University

Australian Catholic University


University of Professional Studies, Accra

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CETYS Universidad, Campus Tijuana

Colegio de la Frontera Norte

CUIB Cameroon

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Davis College Akilah Campus

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Duke University

Ewha University-Industry Collaboration F

Ewha Womans University

Florida International University 

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Heritage Christian College

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Admi

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración


Rollins College

San Diego State University

San Diego State University 

SP Jain 

St. Olaf College

Tecnológico de Monterrey-Guadalajara

Trinity College Dublin

Universidad del Pacífico


Universidad Francisco de Vitoria

Université de Sherbrooke

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

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University of California San Diego

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University of Kentucky

Oxford University

University of Oxford 

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University of Texas at Austin


Zagreb School of Economics & Management