The training ground for next-generation innovators and social entrepreneurs


At Watson Institute at Lynn University, students can earn a Bachelor of Science in Social Entrepreneurship in as little as three years while building a social venture and unleashing a lifetime of impact.

Semester Incubator

The four-month Watson Semester Incubator in Boulder, Colorado brings together intensive mentorship, workshops led by leading practitioners, tailored curriculum, and a powerful community of peers


The no-cost Watson Basecamp weekend is a two-day program for prospective Watson scholars that dives into the what and the how of social entrepreneurship.

Watson Alumni Profiles

Watson’s Mentors and Master Course Teachers

  • Khalida Brohi
    Executive Director, Sughar Empowerment Society
    She has been recognized by Oprah Winfrey, CNN, Bill Clinton, Cheryl Sandberg as a leading advocate for women in Pakistan.
  • Jan Piercy
    Former US Executive Director, World Bank
    In addition to being the former US Executive Director of the World Bank, she also served as the Senior Advisor at Enclude. Her master course is called "Leveraging Who You are to Become Who You Want to Be."
  • Teju Revilochan
    CEO and Co-founder, Uncharted
    Uncharted (formerly Unreasonable Institute) is on a mission to unite and resource the people most likely to put a dent in the world's biggest problems. His course is called "Return on Relationships."
  • Jerry White
    CEO of Global Impact Strategies Inc
    Jerry shares in the Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. His course title is: "Personal and Social Change: aligning our why, what and how."
  • Tom Chi
    Cofounder, Google X
    As the cofounder of Google X, Tom has pioneered a unique approach to rapid prototyping that has allowed him to move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. His course title is: "Rapid Prototyping: Clothes hanger to Google Glass."
  • Erin Schrode
    Co-founder, Turning Green
    Erin is a citizen activist, social entrepreneur and storyteller. She is the youngest person to have ever run for US congress at 25.
  • Jane Strode Miller
    Founder & CEO,
    Jane is a career expert, public speaker, author, and animal lover, and runs, a career website that provides support, resources and tools for those climbing the corporate ladder.
  • Jose Vieitez
    Co-founder, Boomtown Accelerator
    Jose is the Co-founder and co-director of Boomtown Accelerator in Boulder, helping early stage startups grow and get funded. He is a Stanford graduate with a background in user experience design.