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).
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.