Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Native-led solutions that use traditional knowledge and technology to create sustainable and prosperous livelihoods for Indigenous communities
Submissions are Closed
Co-founder and Chief of Strategy & Ops, shift7
Program Coordinator, Four Bands Community Fund
Executive Director, American Indian Business Leaders
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Change Labs
MBA Candidate, MIT Sloan School of Management
Program Officer, W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Managing Director, Holland Consulting, LLC
Executive Director, Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)
Professor, Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and DMSE Faculty Fellow in Archaeological Materials, MIT
Associate Vice President of Tribal Relations, Office of University Affairs, Arizona State University
CEO, First Nations Technology Council
Solutions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Alignment: The solution addresses the challenge that has been set forth.
- Context Appropriateness: The solution takes into account the context of communities it seeks to benefit, including low to no connectivity and little formal technical training among individuals, and rural settings.
- Scalability and Ease of Use: The solution can easily be scaled to additional communities.
- Feasibility: It is feasible to implement the solution, and the team has a plan for the solution to sustain itself after implementation.
- Innovative Approach: This is a new technology, a new application of a technology, or a new process for solving the challenge.