Makers Program

The Ignite Makers Program allows current high school students to progress through the human-centered design process to design, develop, and test their own idea for a solution to a current social challenge surrounding the UN Global Goals of Clean Energy (Light Team), Clean Water (Water Team), or Good Health (Health Team).

Maker Projects

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WATER

HEALTH

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LIGHT

Makers in the News

With their projects, Makers have the opportunity to compete in and present at a variety of STEM competitions and design conferences. In 2022, our Makers presented at the Ignite "Duke Day," Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair, and International STEM Summit.

 

Josie & Mason, with their project "Greywater Recycling for Hydroponic Agriculture," have received recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency, Jacobs, and USAID, and placed 4th in the world at the International Science & Engineering Fair in 2022.