Baltimore, USA

August 1120, 2017

The Red Bull Amaphiko Academy is a launchpad for grassroots social entrepreneurs - those pioneers, change makers, innovators - who use their talent, creativity and energy to make a positive change in their corner of the world in a sustainable way. Over the course of 10 days, participants receive inspiration and mentorship, as well as the practical skills and tools needed to take their projects to the next level. Afterwards, they team up with a one-on-one mentor and together they develop business, personal and strategic development plans that they bring to life over the following 18 months. Started in 2014, the Academy has been hosted in South Africa and Brazil; this year it touched down in the U.S. for the very first time, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Academy 2017 Social Entrepreneurs

We are proud to welcome Social Entrepreneurs from across the U.S. to the 2017 Red Bull Amaphiko Academy in Baltimore.
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Academy 2017 Lecturers and Coaches

Every year, we have renowned speakers sharing their knowledge and experiences about social entrepreneurship and change. Here’s a look at the lecturers and coaches for the 2017 Academy.
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Academy Open House and Gallery Show

Come see inside the academy, including our pop-up shop opening, art, poetry, and complimentary food & beverage

August 14, 2017 7:00 PM
Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 847 N Howard St


Fitness gets an overall. Join us for meditation, yoga, dance and roller-skating

August 15, 2017 6:00 PM
Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave

The Medicine Show

A night of social impact storytelling with poets, comedians, musicians and more

August 17, 2017 7:30 PM
Arena Players, 801 McCulloh St

Red Bull Amaphiko Festival

A celebration of creativity, community, and innovative solutions to social challenges

August 20, 2017 3:00 PM
Station North, 2 North Ave – Surface Lot

Red Bull Amaphiko Festival

Red Bull Amaphiko Festival is a celebration of creativity, community, and innovative solutions to some of the social challenges facing U.S. communities today.


The Amaphiko Magazine

The Amaphiko Magazine shares stories of changemakers from around the world to inspire and inform a global community committed to social good. Read the latest stories from across the U.S. here.
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