Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge aims to spark a sense of agency in young people aged 24 and under, encouraging, inspiring, and supporting them to become problem-solvers in their communities and the world.
The Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for you to submit yourthat:
There will be a selection of the 10 most promising solutions by our judges as Solv[ED] Innovators. Over $200,000 is available in prize funding to share among selected Solv[ED] Innovators.
The HP Girls Save the World Prize is open to solutions addressing sustainability issues and led by girls aged 13-18. A $10,000 prize will be granted to a Solv[ED] Innovator from the Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge. Also, all eligible solutions may get an invitation to join HP’s Girls Save the World program with additional funding of up to $40,000 and support opportunities.
Moreover, the Pozen Social Innovation Prize is open to all solutions submitted to the Solv[ED] Youth Innovation Challenge, in particular those that aim to improve the quality of life for women and girls. Up to $80,000 will be granted to Solv[ED] Innovators for their solutions to unmet social, environmental, educational, and economic needs in their communities and the world.
In addition, selected Solv[ED] Innovators will receive mentorship and coaching from members of the MIT and MIT Solve community.