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This May, UP Global is celebrating the first ever Editions Month – an initiative created in response to the growing organic demand from the community to bring the magic of Startup Weekend to new industries and audiences. Startup Weekend Edition events run just like any other Startup Weekend, but are focused on a certain theme, industry or audience. These type of events increase the diversity of the community by pulling in new attendees, Organizers, stakeholders, and sponsors with new areas of expertise.

During the entire month of May, Startup Weekend Organizers all around the world will be hosting over 100 events, highlighting more than 50 different editions! The three most popular Startup Weekend editions are University (i.e. the event is hosted on a university campus, and most of the participants are students and faculty), Women (i.e. at least 70% of the participants are women), and Education (i.e. participants are focused on building products and services that improve education outcomes).

The Education Entrepreneurs team is excited to shed a light on the 6 Startup Weekend Education events that will participating in Startup Editions Month.

May 15th

Recife, Brazil – Follow @SWEDURecife

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Sacramento, California – Follow @SWSac


Toowoomba, Australia – Follow @StartupTSG


Somiedo, Spain – Follow @SWESomiedo


May 22nd

Florianopolis, Brazil – Follow @SWFloripa


May 29th

Pachuca, Mexico – Follow @SWMexico


More about Education Entrepreneurs

Education Entrepreneurs is the largest initiative in the world focused on helping people use entrepreneurship to improve education. Its suite of offerings include Startup Weekend Education, Startup Digest Education, Workshops, online resources, and a global network of Community Leaders. Spanning six continents, Education Entrepreneurs has created an unprecedented opportunity for anyone, anywhere to shape the future of education.


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Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Mandela Schumacher-Hodge
(@MandelaSH) A former public school teacher, education policy researcher, and PhD candidate, Mandela Schumacher-Hodge co-founded Tioki, the “The LinkedIn for Educators,” in 2011. Funded by Kapor Capital, 500 Startups, and Imagine K12