CITY aims to inspire students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to seek innovative ways to solve real-world problems. Launched in 2017, CITY serves students from across Yale’s campus through programs, funding, and mentorship.
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Explore how to take an idea or prototype — like your experimental concept for plankton-based pasta or a dream to build a product around culturally-important grains — from a brainstorm in your dorm kitchen to the global market. Apply by 9/22!
Join Peter Boyd for From Purpose to Performance: The Essentials: a free, 90-minute workshop that will help you clarify your purpose, identify your priorities, and link all of this with simple day-to-day tools for maximizing your time here at Yale.
Get to know CITY’s offerings and unlock membership perks in this interactive orientation.
Join Yale World Fellows — a group of extraordinary leaders from around the globe — as they discuss how they’re driving change across industries and regions. In panels on topics from food systems to building inclusive cities, these leaders will share ideas on crafting inventive, thoughtful approaches to complex challenges.
Tsai CITY programs offer diverse entry points to innovation and entrepreneurship, from drop-in sessions to multi-week, application-only programs. Whether you have a big idea you’re ready to build on or just want to explore the tools of innovation, we can help you get there.