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2020 TPrize Challenge

How can disadvantaged communities design and participate in skills-based and lifelong learning opportunities to create productive and prosperous livelihoods in the 21st century?

Submissions are Closed


Jill Castek

Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies, University of Arizona

United States

Mario Chamorro

Head of Coursera Latin America, Coursera

United States

Mr Rogelio de los Santos

Co-Founder, Dalus Capital , Chairman, Eugenio Garza Lagüera Entrepreneurship Institute, Tec de Monterrey


Sergio Fajardo

Former Governor of Antioquia, Former Mayor of Medellín

Mónica Flores

President, ManpowerGroup Latin America

Luis Garza

Founder and CEO, Kinedu


Dr Javier González

Director, SUMMA - Education Research and Innovation Laboratory for Latin America and the Caribbean


Diana Hincapié

Economist, Education Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Jamie McAuliffe

Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions

Angélica Natera

Executive Director, LASPAU

Luz Adriana Osorio

Director of the Center for Innovation in Technology and Education, Universidad de los Andes

Alex Parnas

Director of Entrepreneurship, Innovation Center , Universidad Católica de Chile


Stella Porto

Learning & Knowledge Management Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

Prof. Martha Sañudo

Professor of the School of Humanities and Education, Tecnológico de Monterrey


Fernando Valenzuela

EdTech Entrepreneur

Rebecca Winthrop

Senior Fellow, Co-Director, Center for Universal Education, The Brookings Institution

Judging Criteria

Solutions from applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Alignment: The solution addresses the challenge that has been set forth.
  • Potential for Impact: The planned solution implementation has the potential to impact lives and bridge the skills gap in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Scalability: The solution can be scaled to affect the lives of more people.
  • Feasibility: Solution implementation is feasible, and the team has a plan for financial sustainability.
  • Innovative Approach: This is a new solution, a new application of a solution, a new business model, or a new process for solving the challenge.

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