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Current Challenges: Open for Solutions
Octava Social Innovation Challenge
How can edtech solutions improve learning outcomes for underserved learners in Southeast Asia while being affordable and accessible?
2021 TPrize Challenge
How can under-resourced populations across Latin America and the Caribbean develop the necessary skills to access good jobs, better opportunities, and overall well-being?
2021 Digital Workforce Challenge
How can historically underserved communities prepare for, access, and prosper in the digital workforce?
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Current Challenges: Evaluating Solutions
The Horizon Prize
How can technology help people with rare diseases get the right care faster and more accurately?
2021 Elevate Prize
We are looking for leaders, innovators, activists, and risk-takers who are impacting their community every day. Does your work have the potential to elevate humanity and inspire others to act as engines for social good?
2021 Jacobs Foundation Conference | April 21-23
Education solutions for a post-COVID world
The Trinity Challenge
How can data and analytics be used to better identify, respond to, and recover from global health emergencies?
Global Surgical Training Challenge
How can we create novel, low-cost surgical training modules for surgeons and surgical trainees in resource-constrained settings?
2020 Mission Billion Challenge: WURI West Africa Prize
How can informal sector workers in West Africa more easily participate in social protection programs?
2020 Mission Billion Challenge: Global Prize
This Global Prize seeks solutions that address gender equality and inclusion of vulnerable populations by putting all people at the heart of identification systems.
Reimagining Pathways to Employment in the US Challenge
How can workers in the United States attain the knowledge and learn the skills needed to access sustainable jobs and livelihoods in the new economy?
2020 Elevate Prize
We are looking for leaders, innovators, activists, and risk-takers who are impacting their community every day! Does your work have the potential to elevate humanity and inspire others to act as engines for social good?
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?
2020 Digital Workforce Challenge
How can traditionally underserved populations have access to opportunity and fully participate in the technology-enabled and digitally literate workforces of the future?
Rethink Plastics Challenge
How can consumers, businesses, and governments in Latin America and the Caribbean substantially reduce or eliminate single-use plastic and plastic waste?