We work with schools and communities to ensure all youth are ready for our complex global future.

In the Classroom

Creative and collaborative

World Savvy works with educators to make classrooms more inclusive, relevant, and engaging. Collectively, our movement will transform K-12 education with students as changemakers leading the way.

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In the Community

Civically Engaged

World Savvy empowers young people to experience themselves as changemakers as they translate knowledge to action through real-life problem solving that strengthens their communities and the world.

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In the World

Future Ready

In increasingly diverse, interconnected, and complex communities; students need global competence to be prepared for learning, work, and life. World Savvy is building the capacity of the next generation to adapt and thrive in a world of change.

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Our 2030 Vision: Engage 10,000 Schools and Reach 5 Million Students

We are reimagining K-12 education for a world of increasingly diverse, interconnected, and complex communities. Our movement puts student changemakers at the center of this transformation. Join us to make an impact in your community as our work spreads across the country.

Change begins with you. Let’s work together. Set up a free 15-minute consultation to see how World Savvy can help to transform your school.

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World Savvy in the News

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The New York Times

Dana Mortenson, Co-Founder and CEO featured by Tom Friedman in The NYT

This May, Dana was honored to have been a part of this journey, exploring the amazing Willmar, MN alongside Tom Friedman from The New York Times, and proud to be working for more inclusive communities with friends like Hamse Warfa. You can read the full article here!

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Design Challenge at the University of TN, Knoxville Covered by Local News

On April 4th, 100 middle and high school students from Knoxville gathered for a pop up design challenge at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. The wonderful folks at WVLT came by to cover the event and the students. Watch the coverage and read about what they wrote about the event here!

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PBS NewsHour

World Savvy Co-Founder and CEO Featured on PBS Online Program

Dana Mortenson, CEO of World Savvy, had the privilege of being one of the many influential guests featured on PBS’ online program, “Brief but Spectacular.” Watch Dana give her Brief but Spectacular take on being a savvy global citizen. Watch the segment and read the short article here.

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Attend a World Savvy Event Near You!

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Educator Workshop: Teaching with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • January 30, 2020
  • Google Community Space, San Francisco CA
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Educator Workshop: Teaching with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • February 4, 2020
  • WeWork, Minneapolis MN
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Coffee & Donuts

  • February 20, 2020
  • World Savvy, Minneapolis MN
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