Virtual Solve Challenge Finals 2021 is the premier social impact pitch event, bringing together our new Solver cohort of tech-based innovators with solutions to the 2021 Global Challenges: Digital Inclusion, Antiracist Technology in the US, Equitable Classrooms, Resilient Ecosystems, and Health Security & Pandemics.
Over 1,800 applicants from 128 countries submitted their solutions to Solve’s Global Challenges. Our Challenge Leadership Groups and reviewers are hard at work selecting our 2021 Solver teams. During virtual Solve Challenge Finals on September 17, we will announce our 2021 Solver class. There, these Solver teams will be joined by more than 400 impact leaders from across the Solve community—such as our Members HP, General Motors, The Nature Conservancy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and more.
Watch the livestream:
We will livestream our opening and closing plenary, along with the 2021 Solver and Indigenous Communities Fellow pitches on September 17.
Witness our 2021 Solver teams' transformational solutions, the announcement of more than $2 million in prize funding, and an inspiring program of speakers.
Livestreams begin at 9am, 12pm, and 2:30pm ET.
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Artist & Activist
Professor Dame Sally Davies
Executive Chair, The Trinity Challenge
Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships & Community Impact, Comcast NBCUniversal
Global Chief Information Officer, HP Inc.
Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, General Motors
Co-Founder and Creative Technologist, Opendream
Inaugural Poet Laureate of the Navajo Nation
Eric S. Yuan
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zoom
Vice President for Research and E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, MIT
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