Praxis Academy 2018

EXPLORE how faith calls us to creatively respond to the world's most pressing issues through innovation & entrepreneurship

JULY 30 - AUGUST 3, 2018  |  LOS ANGELES

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We believe in the next generation's potential to be redemptive agents of change, and it starts with the connection between faith, imagination, and work. 


collaborate with an INSPIRING PEER COMMUNITY 

We believe redemptive work is elevated by a community based approach with sustained effort over time. We're looking for the next class to join our community of 500+ innovators across all industries.

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Connect with leading practitioners

We believe in whole-life mentorship, wrestling with the hard stuff, and learning by doing. Academy is led by 25+ founders and thought leaders who are spritiually serious and culturally astute. 


Our largest Academy yet: in 2017 we welcomed 190 next-generation innovators into the community. Join us in 2018 to set the bar even higher. 

2018 Applications ARE OPEN

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Apply today to join us for the 2018 Academy. Early applications are given preference for scholarships.


Have more questions? See below for more information on our Faculty, What Happens at the Academy, Who it's For, and Tips for Applying. You can also sign up to connect with one of our alumni during Office Hours.

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Academy is led by 25+ successful founders and leading cultural thinkers across an array of industries and sectors. They represent businesses, nonprofits, and social enterprises; both domestic and international. Meet some of our past faculty.

Brit Gilmore // President, The Giving Keys; Forbes 30 under 30

Brit Gilmore // President, The Giving Keys; Forbes 30 under 30

Dave Evans // Stanford d. School; Author, Designing Your Life

Dave Evans // Stanford d. School; Author, Designing Your Life

Andy Crouch // Author, Culture Making; Praxis Scholar

Andy Crouch // Author, Culture Making; Praxis Scholar

Jessica Kim // Founder, BabbaCo; Praxis Entrepreneur in Residence

Jessica Kim // Founder, BabbaCo; Praxis Entrepreneur in Residence

Program Details

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*$995 Program Fee includes all program materials, lodging, meals, and ground transportation to/from the airport.

Our hope is to make the Academy accessible to all, through an extremely high-value program and a number of available scholarships. For more information about fundraising support and scholarships, see the FAQ page. 



About praxis

Praxis Academy is our next-generation division of Praxis, a creative engine advancing redemptive entrepreneurship. Over a multi-generational time horizon, our aim is to help followers of Christ gain a vision for working across sectors with a redemptive imagination, seeing their work as an embodied apologetic for their beliefs.


More Programs from

Praxis Academy

In addition to the Annual Academy, we advance our mission through Emerging Founders and School Partnerships.

Emerging Founders is our summer-long immersion for top next generation founders who are mentored in the way of redemptive entrepreneurship by the Praxis community while working full-time on their venture. Learn more

School Partnerships are our year-long set of content, programs and experiences that help institutions strategically deploy the lessons of redemptive entrepreneurship on their campus. Learn more


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