Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder, Colorado designed for next generation social entrepreneurs aged 18-23 that includes short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people and more; intensive mentorship; and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy, creativity, resilience, grit, bootstrapping, team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world. Students can come to Watson for an accredited Bachelor's degree through our collaboration with Lynn University and Naropa University or a semester program. Watson is a recipient of the 2016 Cordes Innovation Award at the AshokaU Exchange for excellence and innovation in social entrepreneurship higher education. Watson has graduated 55 alumni from 23 countries who have raised over $12.5 million and hired over 105 team members for the ventures they have founded/co-founded.