Women and Technology
How can women and girls of all socioeconomic backgrounds use technology to fully participate and prosper in the economy?
Challenge Leadership Group
Director, Bain Capital
US Enterprise Partnerships, Apple
Chancellor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor, MIT
Chief Innovation Officer, Mozilla
Head of Getting Moonshots Ready for Contact with the Real World, X
Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, UN Women
Executive Director, ConsenSys
Founding Managing Partner, ConsenSys
President and CEO, Women Deliver
Senior Editor for AI, MIT Technology Review
Founder & CEO, McPherson Strategies
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
William Porter Professor of Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean of Innovation, MIT Sloan School of Management; Co-Director, MIT Innovation Initiative
Staff Writer, Forbes
CEO and Deputy Chairman, Olayan Financing Company (OFC)
Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Officer, PepsiCo
CEO and Managing Partner, The Engine
Chief Investment Officer, Dubai Holding
Chairman, Esquel Group
President, GSMA Foundation
Head of Education, Gender and Work and Member, Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
Arts & Culture Mentorship Prize Judges
Founding Partner, Upstart Co-Lab
Director, Arts & Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution
Executive Director of Arts Initiatives and of the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)
Creative Director, Education Arcade; Research Director, MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing Program
Executive Director, Ingenuity
Solutions will be evaluated based on the following criteria.
The solution addresses the challenge that has been set forth using technology.
The solution can be grown and scaled to affect the lives of more people.
Potential for Impact
The planned implementation of the solution has the potential to impact lives, and the theory behind how it will work makes logical sense.
This is a new technology, a new application of a technology, or a new process for solving the challenge.
It is feasible to implement the solution, and the team has a plan for the solution to sustain itself financially.