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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?

Submissions are Closed


Natalia Ariza Ramírez

Economist, Andes University


Luciano Braverman

LATAM Education Lead, Microsoft

Cristobal Cobo

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

Liliana Cortés

CEO, Fundación Súmate del Hogar de Cristo


Paula Enei

Co-Founder, Partner, & Director, Platanus Ventures

Mónica Flores

President, ManpowerGroup Latin America

Marta Forero

Founder, UBITS

Dr Javier González

Director, SUMMA - Education Research and Innovation Laboratory for Latin America and the Caribbean


Diana Hincapié

Economist, Education Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Agustín Porres

Regional Director LATAM, Varkey Foundation

Stella Porto

Learning & Knowledge Management Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

Ana María Raad

Founder, REimagina Foundation

Daniel Uribe

CEO & Co-Founder, Mentors4u Colombia

Fernando Valenzuela

Edlatam CEO, edlatam


Judging Criteria

  • Alignment: The solution addresses the challenge that has been set forth using technology.
  • Potential for Impact: The planned solution implementation has the potential to impact lives and drive economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Scalability: The solution can be scaled to affect the lives of more people.
  • Feasibility: Solution implementation is feasible, and the team has a plan for financial sustainability.
  • Innovative Approach: This is a new solution, a new application of a solution, a new business model, or a new process for solving the challenge, and the team clearly identifies its competitive advantages (e.g. intellectual property)
  • Inclusive Human-Centered Design: The solution is designed with and for underserved communities, and the solution team demonstrates proximity to the community and embodies and addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion through their solution.

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