FBCCI Virtual Solveathon powered by MIT Solve

Solveathon Workshops are interactive design workshops aimed at developing and refining solutions to Global Challenges.

About this Event

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce in partnership with MIT Solve will host a virtual Solveathon on Saturday, January 30 to generate and refine great ideas to Global Challenges.

Solveathon workshops are highly interactive design workshops aimed at developing and improving great solutions to global challenges. You will meet new people, work on big ideas, and be a part of a global community. This event will be led by MIT Solve staff and trained facilitators to focus on improving ideas through the design thinking process around MIT's 2021 Challenge themes:

  • Resilient Ecosystems: Preserving and strengthening ecosystems services, including carbon mitigation.
  • Health Security and Pandemics: Protecting all people from health security threats and the impacts of disease outbreaks.
  • Equitable Classrooms and Learning Spaces: Reimagining learning environments for the next generation.
  • Digital Inclusion for Economic Justice: Ensuring equitable connectivity to access digital commerce and public services for everyone.

We welcome a diversity of backgrounds and experience levels. Everyone has their own passions and skills to bring to the table and can build on one another’s ideas. In order to attend, we ask that you submit an idea on how you might solve one of these challenges or the skills that you bring to a team solving this challenge. This will also be an opportunity for you to learn how to more effectively co-create and innovate in a virtual space. Come push boundaries with us, gain new insights, and have fun!

Due to the limited capacity of the event, we ask that you register as soon as possible in order to confirm your attendance. Thank you!


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About FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) is the exclusive umbrella trade organization of Bangladesh representing MSMEs to the largest sectors of our country. Our current members are 500+ trade bodies including 86 district chambers, 404 trade & industrial sectoral associations, 14 women chambers, 3 women associations, 20 bilateral chambers in addition to corporate members from MSMEs to large enterprises and associate members of international trade organizations. The chamber closely works with policy makers, stakeholders at national and international platforms on policy advocacy, trade facilitation, investment promotion, skills etc. FBCCI’s international engagements are with 130 global strategic partner organizations. FBCCI’s Impact 4.0 initiative 2020 takes a 360° approach to our engagements in social, culture, sports, education and philanthropic initiatives in addition to our advocacy role.
 

About MIT Solve

Solve is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a mission to solve world challenges. Solve is a marketplace for social impact innovation. Through open innovation Challenges, Solve finds incredible tech-based social entrepreneurs all around the world. Solve then brings together MIT’s innovation ecosystem and a community of Members to fund and support these entrepreneurs to help them drive lasting, transformational impact. Join Solve on this journey at solve.mit.edu.



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