Solve at MIT 2023

Flagship Event

Featured Speakers

Lewis Akenji

Managing Director, Hot or Cool Institute

Hina Baloch

Executive Director of Sustainability and Environment, General Motors

United States

Manish Bapna

President and CEO, National Resources Defense Council

Norhan M. Bayomi

postdoctoral research associate at the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative and Lead Research and Co-Lead of the MIT Climate Machine, MIT

Lynette Bell

President, Truist Foundation

Adam Bly

Founder and CEO, System

Heather Clancy

Vice President and Editorial Director, GreenBiz

Nighat Dad

Founder and Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

Kami Dar

Co-founder and CEO, Uniti Networks

Celina De Sola

Co-Founder & President, Glasswing International

Ellen Fitzsimmons

Chief Legal Officer & Head of Public Affairs, Truist

William Gumede

Founder and Executive Chairperson, Democracy Works Foundation

Adrianne Haslet

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Global Advocate for amputee rights

Jacquelyn Ingram

Midwife, global health advocate, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii

United States

Atif Javed

Executive Director, Tarjimly

United States

​Mariama Kabia

Digital Equity Accelerator Lead, Social Impact, HP

Sophia Kianni

US Representative, United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change

Mtamu Kililo

CEO, MycoTile Ltd


Sangbae Kim

Director of the Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory and Professor of Mechanical Engineering , MIT

Janelle Knox-Hayes

Professor of Economic Geography and Planning, MIT, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Sally Kornbluth

President , MIT

Kelly Levin

Chief of Science, Data and Systems Change, Bezos Earth Fund

Elizabeth McGovern

Trustee, Patrick J. McGovern Foundation; Founder and Executive Director, WEEMA International

United States

Aida Murad

Impact Artist & Entrepreneur

Amy Nordrum

Executive Editor, MIT Technology Review

Ms. Cheri Smith

MIT Solver & 2022 Indigenous Communities Fellow | President & CEO, Founder, Alliance for Tribal Clean Energy

United States

Kelsey Wirth

Co-Founder & Chair, Mothers Out Front

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Founder and CEO, Bumble

Emily Young

CEO and Founder, Moving Health

United States

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