Wells Fargo Global Impact Challenge


Wells Fargo Global Impact Challenge


No Barriers Youth helps middle and high school youth develop through experiential learning, collaborative problem-solving, service learning, and field-based experiences rooted in international travel and the outdoors. Educator-focused programs include professional development, curriculum resources, and coaching.


As the lead teacher, you’ll join 20 educators at the 2017 No Barriers Summit in Lake Tahoe, CA (June 1-4, 2017) to experience the No Barriers Life and learn about the program curriculum. All travel expenses including lodging, airfare, and meals will be covered.

  • In Fall 2017, you’ll recruit a diverse team of at least 6 youth from your school (some with disabilities and some without disabilities), who will create and fine tune their ideas over the course of 8 workshops.
  • In October 2017, National Disability Awareness Month, your youth team will “pitch” their solutions to a volunteer selection committee made up of business experts and start-up specialists for evaluation and feedback.
  • Finalist groups will be awarded prize money (up to $5,000) on December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, to launch their ideas in their local communities, and will get a chance to attend the 2018 No Barriers Summit in New York City!

The the application deadline has past. Thanks for your interest.  Previously submitted applications will be followed by short phone interviews.  


““The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

– Marcel Proust