In the Media: 2019

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2019

Milenio: El Plástico y los hornos cementeros (December 30, 2019)

MIT News: MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge Drives a More Equitable Economy (December 23, 2019)

eBay: Tech for Good: Innovating for a Better World (December 20, 2019)

Observatorio de Innovación Educativa: Lanzan premio TPrize, iniciativa que busca solucionar problemas sociales (December 20, 2019)

eSMARTCITY.es: Convocado un concurso internacional para descubrir soluciones digitales para infraestructura (December 13, 2019)

CNBC Africa: Transformers Summit: How this Innovation is Giving Access to Drinkable Water to All, Helping Fight Waterborne Diseases (December 10, 2019)

Engineering360: Chilean Startup Brings Affordable Sustainability to Grocery Shopping (December 8, 2019)

TechCrunch: Finding Free Money for Your Social Impact Startup (December 2, 2019)

Retema: Global Infrastructure Hub convoca un concurso global para descubrir soluciones digitales para infraestructura (November 26, 2019)

e27: Indonesia Names 2 Startup Founders as Presidential Special Staffs, Following Gojek CEO's Appointment as Minister (November 21, 2019)

The Chronicle Review: Can a University Save the World? (November 21, 2019)

NBC KNBN NewsCenter1: Henry Red Cloud, of Pine Ridge, is Providing a Clean, Sustainable Future to Native Americans across America (November 20, 2019)

The Conversation: Innovation Competitions are the Next Big Thing. Here are 8 Ways to Make Them Work (November 19, 2019)

YourStory: Using Satellite Data for Real-Time Analysis, This Sibling Duo's Startup is Tackling Toxic Air Pollution (November 17, 2019)

Sincerely, Hueman: Lending Sight—Anirudh Koul (November 5, 2019)

Mint: When Data Lights a Path through Smog-filled Skies (November 4, 2019)

Boston University School of Public Health: Some Gun Violence Risk Factors Are Visible from Space (October 31, 2019)

Quartz: Who Looks After the Children of the Workers who Make our Clothes? (October 31, 2019)

MIT Technology Review: A Neurodiverse Workforce (October 24, 2019)

Contxto: Chilean Sustainability Startup Algramo to Introduce Portable Repackaging Units to US (October 22, 2019)

Sincerely, Hueman: Empowering Women & Girls through Tech—June Sugiyama (October 22, 2019)

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation: If You Can’t Find Women Tech Innovators, You’re Not Looking Hard Enough (October 22, 2019)

Politico: Birthday of the Day: Megan Smith, CEO of shift7 and Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer (October 21, 2019)

UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment: Green Technology Startup Receives MIT Solve Award (October 18, 2019)

Tecnológico de Monterrey Observatory of Educational Innovation: EduTrends Podcast Episode 2—Alex Amouyel (October 16, 2019)

China Daily: How AI can Promote Social Good (October 14, 2019)

Education Dive: Pre-to-3: App Uses Medical Model to Screen for Dyslexia (October 11, 2019)

Axios: The Philanthropic Interests of Billionaire David Shaw (October 10, 2019)

Axios Edge: Axios Edge Newsletter: Unphilanthropic Philanthropy (October 10, 2019)

MIT Media Lab: RETOS Wins 2019 Solve Community-Driven Innovators Challenge (October 10, 2019)

Government of Dubai Media Office: Dubai Cares Unveils Groundbreaking Early Childhood Development (ECD) Solutions and Interventions on the Sidelines of 74th UN General Assembly (October 8, 2019)

Sincerely, Hueman: Queen of Raw: Stephanie Benedetto (October 8, 2019)

NBC KNBN NewsCenter1: Pine Ridge teaming up with MIT and their SOLVE initiative (October 5, 2019)

The Irish Times: Native Americans Go Solar with Goal of Energy Independence (October 3, 2019)

Conquista FM: Projeto de Ribeirão anticorrupção é selecionado em desafio na ONU (October 2, 2019)

Globo: Desafio global de inovação do MIT seleciona projeto brasileiro de combate à corrupção (October 2, 2019)

ImpactAlpha: Can Blockchain Play Matchmaker in Financing the U.N. Global Goals? (October 1, 2019)

Revide: Projeto ribeirãopretano anticorrupção é selecionado em desafio na ONU (October 1, 2019)

MIT News: MIT Solve Selects 2019 Cohort of Tech Entrepreneurs (October 1, 2019)

Forbes: The iThrone Evaporative Toilet Answers The Call For Healthy Cities (September 29, 2019)

ImpactAlpha: The Week in Impact Investing: Accelerating the Transition (September 27, 2019)

Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts: IY2019: World Spotlight on Aussie Language Tech (September 26, 2019)

Government Technology: What’s New in Civic Tech: New Virginia Website Fights Hunger (September 26, 2019)

Greenbiz: The Startup Disrupting Unilever (September 26, 2019)

Inter-American Development Bank: IDB Group Launches Open Innovation Challenge to Reduce Plastic Use (September 26, 2019)

Emirates News Agency: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court Announces Solver Prize Recipient (September 25, 2019)

Gulf News: UAE Water Company Gets Prestigious Prize from MIT, New York (September 25, 2019)

Imperial College London: Solar-Powered Charging Stations Provide “Lifeline” to Migrants (September 25, 2019)

Reuters: In Shadow of U.N. Summit, Climate Entrepreneurs Compete for Spotlight and Funds (September 24, 2019)

Everytown for Gun Safety: $100,000 Gun Violence Prevention Prize Awarded to Platform Combining Satellite Imagery, Artificial Intelligence, and Community Input to Make Neighborhoods Cleaner, Greener, and Safer (September 24, 2019)

Vodafone Americas Foundation: CareMother, OneSky and Raaji Win First-Ever MIT Solve Innovation for Women Awards by Vodafone Americas Foundation (September 23, 2019)

Colaborativo MX: MIT Solve anuncia una nueva generación de emprendedores tecnológicos que resuelven desafíos globales (September 23, 2019)

ImpactAlpha: The Brief: Mispriced Climate Risk (Podcast), Beyond Paris, Splunk’s Data Play, Chronic-Disease Fund, Farm Robots, Solve’s Innovation Future (September 23, 2019)

ImpactAlpha: Thirty-two Teams Join MIT Solve’s Latest “Open Innovation” Cohort (September 23, 2019)

Waste360: GM and MIT Solve Announce Circular Economy Challenge Winners (September 23, 2019)

Insider.co.uk: How Edinburgh Students' Solar-Powered Phone Charger Became Refugees' Lifeline (September 22, 2019)

Politico: Everything You Need to Know about the U.N. General Assembly (September 20, 2019)

Project Syndicate: How AI Can Promote Social Good (September 20, 2019)

Insider.co.uk: Social Enterprise that Helps Refugees Charge Lifeline Phones is up for International Award (September 19, 2019)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Using Donor-Advised Funds to Invest in Early-Stage Entrepreneurs (September 13, 2019)

BostInno: Meet the Founders in This Year’s MIT delta v Startup Accelerator (September 9, 2019)

Boston.com: HubWeek Change Maker: Alex Amouyel (September 3, 2019)

Boston.com: HubWeek Change Maker: Olivier Ceberio (September 3, 2019)

Boston.com: HubWeek Change Maker: Ram Dhan Yadav Katamaraja (September 3, 2019)

World Economic Forum: Globalization is Changing. Here's How Your Business Can Adapt (August 13, 2019)

Ethical Corporation: From Untouchables to Plastic Waste Entrepreneurs (August 6, 2019)

TriplePundit: Partnering to Ensure Gender Equality Worldwide (August 6, 2019)

TriplePundit: Investment Fund Helps Social Impact Startups Gain Access to Capital (July 30, 2019)

Fast Company: Why MIT’s Social Tech Incubator is Launching an Investment Fund (July 16, 2019)

MIT News: Making High-Quality Education Accessible to All (July 15, 2019)

Forbes: Wave-Powered Desalination Promises To Deliver Clean Water To Developing Countries And Island Nations (July 10, 2019)

Forbes: Calling Innovators To Join The Circular Economy Challenge (June 24, 2019)

Forbes: An Incubator Program With Technological Solutions For Global Challenges (June 20, 2019)

HP: HP Sustainable Impact Report 2018 (June 20, 2019)

YourStory: On World Refugee Day, A Look at Startups by Refugees Using Tech to Solve Problems for their Communities (June 20, 2019)

Forbes: 'MIT Solve' Enables Tech Entrepreneurs To Conquer Global Social Challenges (June 19, 2019)

Nasdaq: HP Reveals Bold New Commitments for Driving a Circular and Low-Carbon Economy (June 19, 2019)

Disrupt Africa: African Startups Invited to Apply for $1.5M MIT Solve Initiative (June 5, 2019)

Forbes: Why Corporate America Finally Embraced Silicon Valley (May 31, 2019)

MIT News: MIT Solve Convenes Leaders to Scale Global Social Impact (May 22, 2019)

Philanthropy Women: Vodafone’s June Sugiyama Unveils New Mission for Women and Girls (May 20, 2019)

Trix: The Trix Files: Spotlighting Women Who Move the World (May 20, 2019)

BostInno: Refactored.ai Wants to Train Everyone in Data Science (May 17, 2019)

Pulse 2.0: How MIT’s Solve Innovation Fund Will Help Early-Stage Entrepreneurs Solve Global Challenges (May 17, 2019)

Quartz: Given the Chance to Ask Anything about Sex, Colombian Teens Had Three Big Questions (May 17, 2019)

CGTN America: Ushering in the New Generation of Environmental Leaders (May 16, 2019)

Devex: Health Tech Solutions for Low-Resource Areas Emerge from MIT Solve (May 16, 2019)

CGTN America: Alexandra Amouyel Explains the Power and Purpose of MIT Solve (May 15, 2019)

Forbes: Why The United Arab Emirates Is In The Perfect Position To Take On Global Challenges (May 13, 2019)

Boston Business Journal: Immigrants, Entrepreneurs Share the Same Qualities, VC Firm Partner Says (May 10, 2019)

CGTN America: MIT Solve Launches $30M Innovation Fund (May 9, 2019)

ImpactAlpha: Asset Managers Move ‘Beyond Trade-offs,’ House Calls are Back, AgDevCo in Sierra Leone, Financing Sustainable Aquaculture, Dealflow Overflow (May 9, 2019)

Sustainable Brands: The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis (May 9, 2019)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Donor-Advised Funds Grow in Popularity as Tools for Impact Investing (May 8, 2019)

Politico: UMass ICY on Tuition Freeze Proposal — WARREN’s Senate Speech — Columbia Gas SETTLES for $80M (May 8, 2019)

Sincerely, Hueman: Stories of Kindness and Doing Good: Solving Global Challenges—Alex Amouyel (May 8, 2019)

Crunchbase News: MIT Startup Announces Plans For $30M Solve Innovation Fund (May 7, 2019)

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls: Heather Beem, the Founder and CEO of Practical Education Network, is Devoted to Changing the Way in which Students Learn and Are Given Access to Information (May 6, 2019)

CGTN America: More than 500 World Solution Leaders to Gather for MIT Solve (May 6, 2019)

Inc: No Planet B: How This Woman Leader Is Tackling The World's Biggest Challenges (May 5, 2019)

The Boston Globe: A World-Changing Forum at MIT (May 3, 2019)

The Boston Globe: Changing Special Education from the Bottom Up (May 3, 2019)

Boston Consulting Group: Innovation Is the Only Way to Win the SDG Race (May 2, 2019)

BostInno: BostInno Approved: May’s Top Tech & Startup Events in Boston (May 1, 2019)

MIT News: MIT Solve Announces $1.25 Million in Funding for 2019 Solver Teams (May 1, 2019)

Henley & Partners: Andan Foundation Partners with MIT Solve to Sponsor Innovation for Refugee Inclusion Prize (April 25, 2019)

The World Bank: World Bank Announces ‘Mission Billion Challenge’ Winners, Spotlighting the Transformational Potential of Digital Identification and Innovative Ideas to Strengthen Privacy & Empower People (April 12, 2019)

Indian Country Today: MIT Solve Announces Seven Fellows for the 2019 Indigenous Communities Fellowship (April 2, 2019)

Four Band Community Fund: Alissa Benoist Selected for Leadership Group for MIT’s 2019 Indigenous Communities Fellowship (April 2, 2019)

Unfunded List: Open Door Philanthropy Podcast, Season Sh3 episode #9: Alex Amouyel of MIT Solve (March 28, 2019)

Smart Cities Dive: MIT Solve Seeks Tech-Powered Solutions for Healthier Cities (March 28, 2019)

World Economic Forum: A Call for a New Crop of Innovators (March 26, 2019)

South China Morning Post: This 14-Year-Old's App for Alzheimer’s Patients Helps Them Stay Connected with Loved Ones and Feel Empowered (March 20, 2019)

UN Women - She Innovates: #SheInnovates Stories: Alex Amouyel: Executive Director, MIT Solve (March 14, 2019)

MIT News: Solve Launches 2019 Global Challenges (March 4, 2019)

Forbes: Startup Says Robot Divers Can Help Remove Urchins, Restore Oceans (February 19, 2019)

IFAD: Innovation at All Scales: Connecting Entrepreneurs to Governments at IFAD’s Governing Council (February 7, 2019)

Disrupt Africa: Solveathon to Find Digital ID Solutions Set for Cape Town (January 28, 2019)

Indian Country Today: MIT Solve Announces 2019 Indigenous Communities Fellowship (January 11, 2019)

MIT News: Empowering Impoverished Artisans through Fashion (January 3, 2019)

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