The SPARC Leadership Series kicks off with Orientation Day, featuring an entire lineup of keynotes, speakers, and workshops. These sessions are thoughtfully designed to incorporate both theories and practice. Sessions are led by experienced facilitators and industry leaders. Speakers include leaders from Apple, Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, Forbes 30 Under 30 list makers, and established startups, nonprofits, and institutions.
Sessions on resilience, diversity & inclusion, and accessibility. Covering topics on growth mindset, resilience, storytelling, women in STEM, first generation professionals, and navigating imposter syndrome.
Sessions on professional and personal development. Covering topics on resume & portfolio, personal brand, interviews & internships, and setting goals through design thinking.
Sessions on cultivating relationships, mindfulness, and giving back. Covering topics on mentorship, Michelangelo phenomenon, giving back panel, mindfulness, gratitude, and group service activity.
Orientation Day will be hosted in San Francisco, CA. Due to limited resources, we are only able to accept students from local Bay Area high schools at the moment. Orientation Day is currently catered to students from underprivileged and underrepresented background. Students from these communities are highly encouraged to apply: low-income, first generation, marginalized groups, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination).
Acceptance to the program will based on attitude over aptitude. For this reason, we did not ask for your current GPA or high school transcript. Please respond to all the questions in the application honestly and let your personality shine. We’re looking forward to reading your application and learning more about you. If you have any questions about the application, we’re here to help.Apply Now
Our outreach team is hosting an Infosession Livestream on February 23. Join the livestream to learn more about the summit and application. RSVP
Whether you’re interested in becoming a partner, join our team, or have questions about our program, we’re here for you!
SPARC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers the next generation of young leaders, especially those from underprivileged and underrepresented backgrounds, to catalyze and achieve their dreams through project based learning and mentorship. All donations are tax deductible. EIN: 83-12422