Let's Innovate through Education (LITE) was born in a Teach for America classroom in 2013. The goal of the program was to challenge students to dream of innovative ways to change their community through entrepreneurial ideas. Over a 4 year period, LITE grew from a tiny classroom to an established organization teaching 21st century skills to over 1,000 students across the city of Memphis. LITE partners with several community organizations including Bridges, Streets Ministries, Memphis Athletic Ministries, CodeCrew, Boys & Girls Club, and Reach Memphis to find and recruit talented students for it's prestigious Finalist Program.
Pitch Night Fall 2018
Thursday, December 6th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
McCallum Ballroom in the Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College
Pitch Night is the culmination of the 16-week Finalist program. 35 students have been developing entrepreneurial ideas and now have the opportunity to pitch their projects to a crowd of 400 Memphis community members. Attendees help in selecting thousands of dollars in additional funds for student ideas.
Tickets to Pitch Night are more than admission - they represent opportunity for future LITE students to launch ventures.
Learn more→ https://www.litememphis.com/pitch-night/
Adrian Smith, Program Associate for LITE
Daariq Burton, Founder of Rec-It-Up
Tatiyana Muhammad, Founder of CleanCube
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