Samsung empowers Dimapur’s youth with design thinking workshops, announces ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ initiative

Samsung has launched a groundbreaking initiative in Dimapur, Nagaland, heralding the introduction of design thinking workshops in local schools. This pivotal move is a core component of Samsung’s renowned ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ program, designed to foster a culture of innovation and problem-solving among young minds.Under the expert guidance of Mr. SP Chun, Corporate Vice President of Samsung Southwest Asia, these workshops are poised to revolutionize traditional educational paradigms. Tailored for the Indian educational landscape, the workshops target students aged over 14, providing them with invaluable skills essential for success in today’s competitive corporate environment.

Structured as immersive one-day sessions, the workshops follow a meticulous curriculum centered around design thinking principles, emphasizing empathy, ideation, and prototyping. Through interactive activities such as role-plays, interviews, and collaborative brainstorming sessions, students are equipped with the tools to tackle real-world challenges with creativity and ingenuity.Furthermore, ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ offers students aged 14-17 the opportunity to submit innovative ideas addressing the theme of “Community & Inclusion.” The winning team, honored as the “Community Champion,” stands to receive a substantial seed grant of INR 25 lakh for prototype advancement, alongside a suite of Samsung products for their school.

With a global presence spanning 63 countries and over 2.3 million participants, ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ embodies Samsung Electronics’ commitment to corporate social responsibility, empowering future leaders through education and innovation.Applications for ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ 2024 are currently open until May 31, 2024. Aspiring young innovators are encouraged to seize this opportunity and contribute to building a brighter future.

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