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Current Challenges: Open for Solutions
Good Jobs & Inclusive Entrepreneurship
How can marginalized populations access and create good jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for themselves?
Learning for Girls & Women
How can marginalized girls and young women access quality learning opportunities to succeed?
Sustainable Food Systems
How can we produce and consume low-carbon, resilient, and nutritious food?
Maternal & Newborn Health
How can every woman, new mother, and newborn access the care they need to survive and thrive?
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Past Challenges: Open for Partnerships
How can citizens and communities create and improve social inclusion and shared prosperity?
Early Childhood Development
How can all children under five develop the critical learning and cognitive skills they need to reach their full potential?
How can people create and consume goods that are renewable, repairable, reusable, and recyclable?
How can urban residents design and live in environments that promote physical and mental health?
Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Native-led solutions that use traditional knowledge and technology to create sustainable and prosperous livelihoods for Indigenous communities
Work of the Future
How can those most affected by the technology-driven transformations of work create productive and prosperous livelihoods for themselves?
Teachers & Educators
How can teachers and educators provide accessible, personalized, and creative learning experiences for all?
How can coastal communities mitigate and adapt to climate change while developing and prospering?
Frontlines of Health
How can communities invest in frontline health workers and services to improve their access to effective and affordable care?
Oceti Sakowin Solve Fellowship
How can tribal communities advance renewable energy, food, or water access and contribute to economic prosperity and sovereignty?
Women & Technology
How can women and girls of all socioeconomic backgrounds use technology to fully participate and prosper in the economy?
How can every person improve their brain health and mental resilience?
Youth, Skills, & the Workforce of the Future
How can disadvantaged youth learn the skills they need to prepare them for the workforce of the future and thrive in the 21st century?
Sustainable Urban Communities
How can urban communities increase their access to sustainable and resilient food and water sources?
How do we create a more inclusive, productive, and sustainable economic future for all?
How can we help people prevent, detect and manage chronic diseases, especially in resources-limited settings?
How can we improve learning outcomes for refugees and displaced people under 24?