Creators Studio

Creators Studio gives great ideas space to breathe and breathes new life into ideas that were once great.

What is Creators Studio?

In Maven’s Creators Studio we bring equity to social entrepreneurship. Our rigorous strategies foster a learning climate of experimentation, collaboration, and creativity for exceptionally talented change agents who often operate outside of the talent pipelines, funding streams, and high-profile platforms that lead to career advancement in today’s competitive professional environment. The goal is to accelerate the strategic process for converting great ideas into viable ones. Our expert instructors and coaches guide participants through a five-part ideas lab that encourages them to identify sustainable solutions to complex challenges ranging from new program design, to talent development, or a new product or service.

Why should I apply?

Fifty percent of executive ideas fail. That represents an enormous commitment of time, energy, and resources. The culprit: bad strategies performed under time pressure. And when those ideas fail, it impacts everything from team morale to financial outcomes and can cost the organization in missed opportunities and credibility. What if we were to re-imagine the way conceive and implement solutions in our organizations? How can we improve our outcomes by ensuring that everyone feels free to experiment and lead with vulnerability using a systematic approach? Often, we do not have the time, institutional buy-in, or resources to fully explore these questions. Maven’s Creators Studio is an important resource for social entrepreneurs who want to succeed.

Who should apply?

Anyone who has a great idea for a new product/service, community initiative, internal process/project, or new organization and needs time to develop it to its full potential. This is not a space to support implementation.

  • Solo change makers that thinks differently about social impact 
  • C-suite executives with a vision to shift their organization’s culture
  • Department heads charged with improving results
  • New board members who wants to make a contribution beyond a donation 
  • College student engaged in campus activism


Applicants from the nonprofit, private, or public sector are welcome as long as they demonstrate the idea’s social impact. Applicants must be able to commit to attending all sessions, and they must have the willingness to be vulnerable and work collaboratively with others.


Creators Studio is offered at no cost to participants.

Important Dates

(At this time out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of all participants, all sessions and coaching will be held virtually)

Submission Deadline January 4, 2021 5P
Notification January 6, 2021
Session I – Defining Your Impact January 16, 2021 12P | 4P
Session II – Knowing Your Audience January 23, 2021 12P | 4P
Session III – Individual Coaching January 23-29, 2021 By Appointment
Session IV – Freedom to Fail February 6, 2021 12P | 4P
Session V – Increasing Your Success February 13, 2021 12P | 4P

Schedule An Info Session

If you have any questions after reviewing the information provided, please feel free to email Andres Acosta or schedule a 15-minute info session.

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