Here are a few definitions that may help you decide how you want to help:
PROBLEM ADVOCATES have often dedicated their lives and careers to understanding these wicked problems. They articulate the pain caused by a problem, help others understand how people are affected by it and serve as the champions, securing resources that can be used to create new approaches and solutions.
VALIDATORS are entities and individuals that intimately understand the kinds of problems we are addressing in a program. They validate that Wicked Problems are indeed Wicked Problems. They also validate alternative approaches an entrepreneur might take to solving these problems.
NINJAS offer heavyweight assistance. They are experienced professionals with diverse skills and backgrounds. Much like a co-founder in a start-up, Ninjas gather and interpret, engage in ideation, and modeling – all critical early-stage company needs.
GENERAL VOLUNTEERS are an invaluable asset. Without them, our programs could not exist. We need wicked motivated people to help us. Are you ready to help change the world?