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About the EVOKE game

About the EVOKE game
Posted by Alchemy on 27 Jan under Behind the scenes EVOKE is a ten-week crash course in changing the world. It is free to play and open to anyone, anywhere. The goal of the social network game is to help empower people all over the world to come up with creative solutions to our most urgent social problems. The game’s first season began on March 3, 2010 and ended on May 12th, 2010. However, that doesn’t mean that the game has stopped! About Season One On May 12th, 2010 the first season of the game ended, and successful participants formed the first graduating class of the EVOKE network. Some top players also earned online mentorships with experienced social innovators and business leaders from around the world, seed funding for new ventures, and travel scholarships to share their vision for the future at the EVOKE Summit in Washington DC. EVOKE is for all ages; recommended age 13 and up. LEARN HOW TO PLAY: Learn the five secrets of the EVOKE Network. Group inquiries: Use this sign-up form

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Mentors: — And now there are 20 EVOKE agents — I’m pleased to introduce another set of four inspiring mentors to the network. They bring an incredible array of talents and experience from both established an entrepreneurial ventures including — EA Entertainment, Samasource, Afroes, and the Shuttleworth Foundation. Please join me in welcoming Dan Morris, Chelsea Seale, Anne Shongwe, and Steve Vosloo!

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