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VA SHIVA INNOVATION CORPS™ is a movement founded by Dr. VA Shiva Ayyadurai for helping the development of innovation among high school students in inner cities and villages across the globe, with the support of local philanthropists, professionals and businesses.

About Innovation Corps

VA SHIVA INNOVATION CORPS™ is a movement founded by Dr. VA Shiva Ayyadurai to develop innovative thinking and entrepreneurship among high school students in inner cities and villages across the globe, with the support of local philanthropists, professionals and businesses.

VA SHIVA INNOVATION CORPS aim to provide support to high school students across the globe that will help them to develop their ideas into practical businesses. With the cooperation of local philanthropists, professionals and businesses, selected students will receive advice, everyday practical help and financial support in setting up their business.  Guidance in the areas of legal, marketing, book keeping and financing matters are some of the support the student will receive through VA SHIVA INNOVATION CORPS.

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About Dr. VA Shiva

VA SHIVA INNOVATION CORPS™ is created by Dr. VA Shiva, an entrepreneur and an inventor, to provide resources currently not available to inner city high school students with ideas and potentials.  He currently tours the world speaking about innovation and future developments, encouraging youth to embrace entrepreneurship.  Dr. Shiva also teaches Systems Visualization, a pioneering new course he developed in the Department of Comparative Media Studies at MIT and is Founder & Director of the International Center for Integrative Systems located in Cambridge, MA. As an entrepreneur, he has founded and built five businesses over the last twenty years. At the age fourteen, he was given the right environment and support to become inventor of world’s first email system, when he was a high school student in Newark, New Jersey. 

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