Activity feed Select a challenge to see its feed Early Childhood Innovation Prize How might we better support family caregivers as they care for a loved one with dementia? How might we radically improve access to, and quality of, sexual and reproductive health education and services for young people? How might we inspire experiences and expressions of gratitude in the workplace? How might we provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services to girls and women affected by conflict or disaster? How might we reimagine the new life experience by addressing the diverse challenges of all mothers, babies, and those who care for them? How might we improve educational outcomes for children and youth —particularly girls— in emergency situations? How might we get products to people without generating plastic waste? Join the OpenIDEO Team How might we reduce stigma and increase opportunities for people with disabilities? How might we address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways? How might we apply new technologies to make agriculture and water systems more resilient in the face of climate threats? How might we enable older adults to live their best possible life by preventing falls? How might mobile technology help improve access to healthcare? How might we better prepare all learners for the needs of tomorrow by reimagining higher education? How might we create financial services that support the dreams and obligations of those 50 and older? How might we expand economic opportunities for youth in East Africa? How might we dramatically reduce waste by transforming our relationship with food? How might we combat health threats like Zika, SARS, Ebola and Malaria in bold, imaginative ways? How might we reimagine the end-of-life experience for ourselves and our loved ones? How might we improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers by reducing food waste and spoilage? Water and Sanitation Challenge Exploring Open Innovation The Higher Ed Challenge Climate Innovator Stories: Join us in sharing powerful stories that highlight people and projects innovating for the planet. How might urban slum communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change? How might we use technology to inspire all socioeconomic and multicultural groups to lead healthier lives? How might we improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world? How might we use the power of communities to financially empower those who need it most? How might communities lead the rapid transition to renewable energy? How might we rapidly equip and empower the care community to fight Ebola? How might parents in low-income communities ensure children thrive in their first five years? How might we build better employment opportunities and pathways for young people around the world? How might we inspire and engage young people to support older adults through mentorship? How might we establish better recycling habits at home? How might we make low-income urban areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence? How might we all maintain wellbeing and thrive as we age? How might we gather information from hard-to-access areas to prevent mass violence against civilians? How might we create healthy communities within and beyond the workplace? How might we inspire and enable communities to take more initiative in making their local environments better? How might we identify and celebrate businesses that innovate for world benefit – and inspire other companies to do the same? How can we manage e-waste & discarded electronics to safeguard human health & protect our environment? How can we equip young people with the skills, information and opportunities to succeed in the world of work? How might we support web entrepreneurs in launching and growing sustainable global businesses? How might we design an accessible election experience for everyone? How might we restore vibrancy in cities and regions facing economic decline? How can technology help people working to uphold human rights in the face of unlawful detention? How might we increase social impact with OpenIDEO over the next year? How might we use social business to improve health in low-income communities? How might we better connect food production and consumption? How might we increase the number of registered bone marrow donors to help save more lives? How might we improve maternal health with mobile technologies for low-income countries? How can we improve sanitation and better manage human waste in low-income urban communities? 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