Foresight Prep at Oberlin is a summer, pre-college/college preparatory enrichment program focused on sustainability and leadership development. For students concerned about issues of environmental sustainability and social equity, interested in pursuing careers as change-makers or creating social change across business, government in the nonprofit sector. Exploration of potential education and career paths. Networking with established leaders and practitioners. Focus on sustainable business, food (including food security, food access, local foods, agribusiness, etc.) and Essential Resources (energy, water and land, including stormwater runoff, green infrastructure, energy efficiency, advanced energy, green buildings, environmental justice, climate justice, climate change and more). For high school students, youth. Scholarship support for students of color, low income, promoting geographic, economic and racial diversity in environmental and sustainability movements. Collaboration between Oberlin College and Foresight Design Initiative, respected leaders in experiential and social-change oriented education.
The Future of You
Three remarkable pre-college seminars designed to empower
motivated high school students passionate about
sustainability, social equity and the environment.
This summer, explore the future of . . .
I learned a lot about leadership, sustainability and myself.
I found myself challenged and empowered to create change.
MEET AN ALUM
Clarissa Itzel Villegas Smith
Class of 2015, Bioscience High School, Phoenix, AZ
My biggest takeaway from Foresight Prep:
The importance of stakeholder input—sustainability isn't just about the environment, it's about the people who live in it!
Questions? I'm Tim Jones-Yelvington, Program Manager at Foresight Prep. I would be happy to answer any inquiries you might have. I'm generally in the office 9-5 (central time) and strive to respond to emails within 1 working day, if not sooner. Feel free to be in touch!