StartingBloc has helped social innovators address the most pressing global challenges of our time by giving them the education, inspiration and connections they need to create lasting change. The Fellowship begins with the transformative five-day Institute for Social Innovation. The curriculum is designed to include all the basic skills required for social change agents. Fellows learn to create sustainable solutions by identifying problems, learning quickly to guage context, create market-based, sustainable solutions and implement these solutions. Fellows learn to build relationships using communication, empathy and authenticity. StartingBloc thrives on the principle that collaboration is fundamental to solving the world’s greatest problems.