Bold Futures

Bold Futures is an annual FREE day-long event that was created to empower 14-18-year-old students in Washtenaw County with the skills to become leaders, innovators, and problem solvers in their community.

Bold Futures 2019

Who: Students Aged 14-18 Years
Cost: FREE for Students, FREE Lunch and T-Shirt Included
When: Tuesday, August 20, 9:00am-4:30pm (check in 8:30-9:00am)
Questions? Call: (734) 249-5880 or Email:

Register today!

  • Work with other students, local business owners, and facilitators from EMU, U of M, and WCC to identify community problems, develop potential solutions, and pitch to business and non-profit leaders.
  • Use visioning and idea validation to walk away with an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset and how to apply it in the future.
  • Learn skills to become leaders, innovators, and problem solvers in your community!

Current WCC Students: Learn more about becoming a Bold Futures facilitator through our Campus Innovators program.

Press Coverage & Event Photos

“Launching The OptiMize Campus Innovators Program,” Medium, August 29, 2017,

“One-day business program at Washtenaw College to help high school students”, MLive, August 22, 2016,