The annual OZY Genius Awards gives 10 college age students up to $10,000 to pursue their genius idea! Applications open in December 2018.
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Take a Bow, OZY Genius Class of 2018

These 10 college students are receiving up to $10,000 to pursue their genius ideas.
News + Politics

Are You an OZY Genius? You Could Win $10,000

We’re giving 10 bright minds 10K to make passion projects come to life.
True Stories

The Code-a-thon That Aims to Make the World Better

Nonprofits don’t always have the resources to invest in technology.

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
True Stories

A Solution to Vietnam's Amputee Problem?

Two college students are setting out to give Vietnam’s amputee population better access to prosthetics.
News + Politics

Big Banking + Silicon Valley: The Dream Team That Can Improve Cash Flow?

JPMorgan Chase is teaming up with startups to create financial tools that make a difference.
News + Politics

What Genius Inspired You?

OZY asked its applicants for the 2017 OZY Genius awards to tell us who inspired them.
True Stories

This Student Is Tapping An Underused Source for Language Lessons: Refugees

OZY Genius Award winner Elise Shea, the founder of Speak to Me, a digital language-learning platform, shares her story.
True Stories

Got Voter Anger Issues? There's An App for That

OZY Genius Award Winner Aidan McCarty thought it was better to light a candle than to curse the darkness, so he did: Meet ePluribus.
True Stories

Erasing Borders: The Mexican-American Connecting Students and Mentors

Dante Alvarado Leon, a recent UC Berkeley grad, helps students make more magical decisions both about their careers and their futures.

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
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Black Hair? There'll Be an App for That, Thanks to This Army Medic

This veteran and OZY Genius Award winner knows all about the discipline required to get things done.

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