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Current Challenges: Evaluating Solutions

Global Surgical Training Challenge

Presented with Intuitive Foundation, and Nesta

How can we create novel, low-cost surgical training modules for surgeons and surgical trainees in resource-constrained settings?

Reimagining Pathways to Employment in the US Challenge

Presented with Morgridge Family Foundation, New Profit, CSU Global, and IBM

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?

TPrize Challenge

Presented with Tecnológico de Monterrey, and Universidad de los Andes

How can disadvantaged communities design and participate in skills-based and lifelong learning opportunities to create productive and prosperous livelihoods in the 21st century?

Past Challenges

2020 Mission Billion Challenge: WURI West Africa Prize

Presented with World Bank Group, ID4D, and WURI

How can informal sector workers in West Africa more easily participate in social protection programs?

2020 Mission Billion Challenge: Global Prize

Presented with World Bank Group, ID4D, and WURI

This Global Prize seeks solutions that address gender equality and inclusion of vulnerable populations by putting all people at the heart of identification systems.

The Elevate Prize

Presented with The Elevate Prize Foundation

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?

Digital Workforce Challenge

Presented with ServiceNow

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

Presented with Inter-American Development Bank

How can consumers, businesses, and governments in Latin America and the Caribbean substantially reduce or eliminate single-use plastic and plastic waste?

2019 Mission Billion Challenge

Presented with World Bank Group, and ID4D

How can digital identification systems in developing countries be better designed or adapted to protect people’s privacy and empower them with greater control over their personal data?

 
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