The Human Potential
 Educating sustainable entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
Mission
Mission

Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects,
The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk ...
Mission

Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects,
The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk ...
Mission

Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects,
The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk ...
Mission

Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects,
The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk ...
Mission

Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects,
The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk ...
Goals

• Significant increases in educational standards.
• Increased awareness of environmental issues and sustainability.
...
Method
Method




Entrepreneurship            Education                     Technology

           Sustainability         Social ...
Method


                       Capstone Projects

Entrepreneurship            Education                     Technology

 ...
Method
                                               Tertiary Education
    Job Placement       Career Guidance       Adv...
Education
Education
Education
Education helps build the roots for entrepreneurship and can be
utilized to inspire environmentalism.

Indirect ...
Education
The Human Potential’s rigorous education program, developed
with the support of Stanford professors, renown auth...
Education: How it Works
Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH
and La Universidad Católica will underg...
Education: How it Works
 Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH
 and La Universidad Católica will unde...
Education: How it Works
 Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH
 and La Universidad Católica will unde...
Capstone Projects
As a way to culminate the students’ learning experiences, they will
work on a year-long social or for-pr...
Capstone Projects
Capstone Projects
The Human Potential       La Universidad de
     Students             Cayetano Heredia
                 ...
Capstone Projects
           Successful For-Profit or
               Social Venture



The Human Potential       La Univers...
Capstone Projects: An Example
Project Examples:

• Refuse recycling workshops
• Community renewable energy power stations
...
Capstone Projects: An Example
       Green library/computer centers
Capstone Projects: An Example
                       Green library/computer centers

High-School Students

        +
 Univ...
Capstone Projects: An Example
                       Green library/computer centers

High-School Students

        +
 Univ...
Capstone Projects: An Example
                           Green library/computer centers

High-School Students

        +
 ...
Capstone Projects: An Example
                           Green library/computer centers

High-School Students

        +
 ...
Capstone Projects: An Example
                           Green library/computer centers

High-School Students

        +
 ...
Capstone Projects
Benefits:

• Increased potential for acceptance to upper-tier universities
• More hands-on learning exper...
Global Obligation

“For better or for worse, people outside the West are fleeing
self-sufficient and isolated societies in a...
Long-Term Sustainability
  and Future Growth
Student-Exchange Program
Students from universities in the United States including
Stanford U., Harvard U., and Princeton ...
School Construction: Santa Maria del Mar
The Human Potential aims to construct a school in Santa Maria
del Mar on UPCH’s n...
“Only ! educated are free


  to pursue "eir #eams.”
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The Human Potential

  1. 1. The Human Potential Educating sustainable entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
  2. 2. Mission
  3. 3. Mission Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects, The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk youth:
  4. 4. Mission Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects, The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk youth: • Better education opportunities
  5. 5. Mission Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects, The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk youth: • Better education opportunities • Better employment opportunities
  6. 6. Mission Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects, The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk youth: • Better education opportunities • Better employment opportunities • An environmentally conscious attitude
  7. 7. Mission Through an innovative education program and hands-on projects, The Human Potential (THP) strives to give at-risk youth: • Better education opportunities • Better employment opportunities • An environmentally conscious attitude • More community spirit
  8. 8. Goals • Significant increases in educational standards. • Increased awareness of environmental issues and sustainability. • Decreased poverty rates through entrepreneurship.
  9. 9. Method
  10. 10. Method Entrepreneurship Education Technology Sustainability Social Responsibility
  11. 11. Method Capstone Projects Entrepreneurship Education Technology Sustainability Social Responsibility
  12. 12. Method Tertiary Education Job Placement Career Guidance Advising and Support Capstone Projects Entrepreneurship Education Technology Sustainability Social Responsibility
  13. 13. Education
  14. 14. Education
  15. 15. Education Education helps build the roots for entrepreneurship and can be utilized to inspire environmentalism. Indirect benefits of education include increased per-capita GDP, better quality of life, increased civic participation, lower incarceration rates, and more positive perceptions of public health. Source: CollegeBoard.com. June 14, 2009. http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost04/EducationPays2004.pdf.
  16. 16. Education The Human Potential’s rigorous education program, developed with the support of Stanford professors, renown authors, and industry experts, will include: • Entrepreneurship and business skills • Technological and engineering skills • Sustainability practices and environmental education • Leadership development workshops
  17. 17. Education: How it Works Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH and La Universidad Católica will undergo teacher training and volunteer two hours per month at a local high school. In total, students will have between 8-10 THP classes per month.
  18. 18. Education: How it Works Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH and La Universidad Católica will undergo teacher training and volunteer two hours per month at a local high school. In total, students will have between 8-10 THP classes per month. Using THP’s curriculum, the teachers will engage the high-school students and passionately engage them in the subject matter.
  19. 19. Education: How it Works Volunteer students from the best universities such as UPCH and La Universidad Católica will undergo teacher training and volunteer two hours per month at a local high school. In total, students will have between 8-10 THP classes per month. Using THP’s curriculum, the teachers will engage the high-school students and passionately engage them in the subject matter. High school students will become interested in environmentalism, entrepreneurship, and education.
  20. 20. Capstone Projects As a way to culminate the students’ learning experiences, they will work on a year-long social or for-profit venture of their choosing. Under the guidance of our experienced and knowledgeable Advisory Board, staff at the school, and university advisors, the students will learn first-hand skills in business, social entrepreneurship, sustainability, and engineering.
  21. 21. Capstone Projects
  22. 22. Capstone Projects The Human Potential La Universidad de Students Cayetano Heredia Volunteers and Professional Mentor
  23. 23. Capstone Projects Successful For-Profit or Social Venture The Human Potential La Universidad de Students Cayetano Heredia Volunteers and Professional Mentor Support and Advice from Staff and Advisory Board
  24. 24. Capstone Projects: An Example Project Examples: • Refuse recycling workshops • Community renewable energy power stations • Green library/computer centers • Community gardens fertilized with compost • Community store of green products • Wholesale supply systems
  25. 25. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers
  26. 26. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers High-School Students + University Leaders + Professional Mentor + Sponsors
  27. 27. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers High-School Students + University Leaders + Professional Mentor + Sponsors
  28. 28. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers High-School Students + University Leaders + Outside Community Users Professional Mentor + • Students learn leadership and teamwork skills Sponsors
  29. 29. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers High-School Students + University Leaders + Outside Community Users Professional Mentor + • • Students learn leadership and teamwork skills Community gets involved and learns about the Sponsors environment and technology
  30. 30. Capstone Projects: An Example Green library/computer centers High-School Students + University Leaders + Outside Community Users Professional Mentor + • • Students learn leadership and teamwork skills Community gets involved and learns about the Sponsors environment and technology • THP becomes more publicly known
  31. 31. Capstone Projects Benefits: • Increased potential for acceptance to upper-tier universities • More hands-on learning experience and potential job offers • Visibility for THP • Increased community involvement and interaction
  32. 32. Global Obligation “For better or for worse, people outside the West are fleeing self-sufficient and isolated societies in an effort to raise their standards of living by becoming interdependent in much larger markets.” - Hernando de Soto The Mystery of Capital
  33. 33. Long-Term Sustainability and Future Growth
  34. 34. Student-Exchange Program Students from universities in the United States including Stanford U., Harvard U., and Princeton U. can travel to Peru and teach courses at impoverished high schools for Summer Break. Alternately, Peruvian teachers can teach at schools in the United States. Benefits: • Cultural and language learning • New friendships • New experiences
  35. 35. School Construction: Santa Maria del Mar The Human Potential aims to construct a school in Santa Maria del Mar on UPCH’s new campus. This will allow for a more in- depth education, better preparation for the Capstone Projects, access to top University facilities and staff.
  36. 36. “Only ! educated are free to pursue "eir #eams.”

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