Centers

The Innovation Center

The Innovation Center’s goal is to diversify the innovation pipeline through challenges, developing the next generation of innovators and recognizing young innovators.

Our current innovation initiatives are:

STEAM Innovators Center

Diversifying the innovation pipeline with a focus on following strategies: 1) fill the pipeline; 2) recognize innovators; 3) develop the pipeline; 4) create a movement.

The Policy Center

Rooted in research and analysis, the nonpartisan Policy Center strengthens the economic health of diverse communities by convening stakeholders, expanding dialogue and advancing policy prescriptions.

Goals

  • Strengthen the base of research, data, and analysis that address the economic health of diverse populations and share findings with leaders and the public-at-large
  • Offer policy recommendations for business development and economic security that build widely shared prosperity
  • Convene stakeholders, including community and business leaders, community groups, and higher education institutions, to advance a shared agenda for economic growth in diverse communities

Core Values

Collaboration, Honesty, Humility, Integrity, Service

Contact the Policy Center

Andrea Harris
Founder and Senior Fellow
aharris@theinstitutenc.org
(919) 956-8889