Seeking Mission Request Sponsorship

** Promoting Innovation and Participation in Blockchain through Optimism University Events in LATAM**

Delegate Mission Request Summary:
The mission aims to organize events in LATAM, targeting university students and young tech enthusiasts. These 8-hour events will include practical workshops, expert panels, and competitions centered around governance, blockchain technology, entrepreneurship, and content creation. The primary objective is to promote inclusivity and skill development, contributing to the growth of the Superchain and enhancing accessibility in digital governance. The emphasis is on collaboration and continuous learning. These events will be conducted in person and will feature merchandise and speakers related to the Optimism ecosystem.

Intent 2: Grow the Super Chain

Proposing Delegate: Delegate name/pseudonym, linked to delegate profile

Proposal Tier: Ember Tier

Baseline grant amount: 72,000 OP

Should this Foundation Mission be fulfilled by one or multiple applicants: Multiple

Submit by: To be set by Grants Council

Selection by: To be set by Grants Council

Start date: ASAP

**Completion date:**Within 6 months after the start date.


How will this Delegate Mission Request help accomplish the above Intent?

This delegate mission request aims to contribute to the growth of the Superchain and enhance accessibility in Optimism’s digital governance through educational and collaborative events targeting university students and young professionals. These events will promote interaction, innovation, and the exchange of ideas in key areas such as governance, blockchain technology, entrepreneurship, and content creation. They are expected to strengthen diversity and foster innovative solutions within the ecosystem. Expert panels and networking sessions will drive governance efforts, attract new talents, and promote a deeper understanding of blockchain technology, thus contributing to the sustainable growth of Optimism.

What is required to execute this Delegate Mission Request?

  • Establishing Partnerships: Establish partnerships and collaborations with universities and tech communities in various countries.
  • Marketing Strategies: Develop marketing strategies to promote the mission and attract participants.
  • Event Planning: Plan the logistics of the mission, including venue selection, materials, and resource allocation.
  • Funding: Secure necessary funding to support the mission’s expenses and initiatives.
  • Program Development: Design a program that aligns with the mission’s objectives and goals.
  • Post-Mission Engagement: Develop strategies for post-mission activities to sustain interest and engagement within the Optimism ecosystem.

How should the Token House measure progress towards this Mission?

Before the Event:

  • Generated Interest: Number of mentions on social media and in the press.
  • Formed Alliances: Number and quality of partnerships with universities and organizations.

During the Event:

  • Participation: Number of attendees compared to the number registered.
  • Workshop Interaction: Rate of active participation in workshops and panels.
  • Diversity of Attendees: Demographic and professional distribution of participants.

After the Event:

  • Participant Feedback: Quality and quantity of feedback collected through surveys.
  • Generated Projects: Number and quality of projects or ideas born from the event.
  • Post-Event Community Engagement: Tracking of attendees’ involvement in the Optimism ecosystem after the event.

How should badgeholders measure impact upon completion of this Mission?

Before the Event:

  • Application Volume: Number of registrations received.
  • Organizer Preparedness: Assessment of logistical and resource readiness.

After the Event:

  • Event Execution Success: Evaluation of the event’s execution and participant feedback.
  • Project Initiatives: Number of projects started during the event.

Ongoing Impact Measures:

  • Projects Deployed on Superchain: Unique GitHub repositories related to the event.
  • On-Chain Tickets: Tracking the issuance and use of blockchain-based tickets for event participation.
  • On-Chain Attestations for Demoed Projects: Implementation of attestations for projects presented at the event.
  • On-Chain Recognition for Finalists: Issuing attestations or NFTs to acknowledge finalists.

Have you engaged a Grant-as-a-service provider for this Mission Request?

Has anyone other than the Proposing Delegate contributed to this Mission Request? I’ve used Discord and the created Telegram channels has helped me. In addition to reviewing the contributions that @brichis provides and advices of @Carlosjmelgar

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