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Solv[ED] Challenge Application Clinic - Shared screen with speaker view
Mark Thomas
15:09
Sanyu abdul Jamil from Kampala Uganda, I've not applied before
Liz Ochieng
15:11
I am Elizabeth Atieno from, Nairobi Kenya, I am in the process of applying
Jiya Manchanda
15:18
Hello everyone! I’m Jiya Manchanda, applying to MIT Solve with an ed-tech platform! Excited to be here :) I haven’t applied before.
Fernando López
15:18
Hi everyone, my name is Fernando López I am new to these things, and I would like more information so I could study aboard
poojita garg
15:41
Hi everyone I am Poojita.. I am applying to the youth innovation challenge ..glad to be here :)
Nghi 18229071
16:51
Hey everyone, I'm Nghi. I'm from Vietnam. This is the first time I've ever heard about Solv[ED] and I would love to have more information about it.
Lassina Diabate
18:53
Hello every bady i m lassina DIABATEi wan't to translate in to french so i understund only french.please help me.
josefa tello
19:10
hi!. im Josefa, i just found about this challenge and i thought would be a great oportunity!, Greetings from Chile!
Eliza Berg
19:27
Lassina, unfortunately we only have content available in English right now.
Badis Karboul
25:57
Can mentorship include scientific experts?
Eliza Berg
27:04
Badis, Mentorship will be based on your solution’s needs (should you be selected as an Innovator). And yes! We draw from people in the MIT Solve community which includes scientific experts.
Badis Karboul
27:19
thank you, Eliza!
Amber Cher
27:58
is there any age limit for this challenge?
Eliza Berg
28:05
Yes! 24 years of age.
Amna
28:14
Can we have team members above the age of 24, but the project lead is under 24?
Eliza Berg
28:46
Everyone who is listed on the application must be 24 or under. If you have team members who are older, that is fine but you should leave them off of the application.
Eliza Berg
28:54
And yes, the team lead must be 24 or under.
Amna
28:58
Thanks!
Amber Cher
29:33
for individual age over 24 ,is there any other challenges they can join ?
Mark Thomas
29:51
some people will make 25 next year in June,do they still qualify
Nina Ma (she/her)
29:56
Can we get the slide deck after this session please?
Eliza Berg
30:07
Yes! Solve’s Global Challenges and other partner Challenges, you can see those on our site here: https://solve.mit.edu/challenges
Eliza Berg
30:17
Nina, yes we will share this after the session.
Nina Ma (she/her)
30:22
Thank you!
Payal Yadav
30:36
can I pitch my idea based on concept not on product yet
Liz Ochieng
30:48
what is your definition of technology
Eliza Berg
30:53
Mark, the Global Challenges for 2022 will be open February through March 2022.
Liz Ochieng
30:57
what qualifies!
Eliza Berg
31:03
Payal, yes, you can submit an application at concept stage.
Payal Yadav
31:11
thanks
Eliza Berg
31:18
Liz, Gaby will explain our definition of tech soon.
Payal Yadav
31:53
i need a mentorship can i get ??
Eliza Berg
33:14
Payal, if you are selected as one of the 10 Solv[ED] Innovators, yes you will get mentorship based on your solution’s needs. For help with your application, take a look at the resources in our Solv[ED] Toolkit here: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed-toolkit. Gaby will also share more resources available.
Payal Yadav
33:51
thanks
Daezy E.E
34:11
Can my idea apply to a very small target audience?
Eliza Berg
34:53
Daezy, yes, but keep in mind one of the criteria is Scalability: The solution has a plan for financial viability and the potential to be scaled to affect the lives of more people.
Lassina Diabate
35:32
ok. i m drone disigner in Mali.
Yamini Gupta
35:37
How many members can there be in a team?
Eliza Berg
35:43
If you are working with a small audience to start, that is OK, but consider including your ideas on how you might grow the solution in the future.
Eliza Berg
35:57
There are no limits to number of team members, as long as they are 24 and under.
Linda Mendoza
36:01
Hello! Ihave a doubt about why I can't submit my application if I answer all the questions.
Lassina Diabate
36:18
ok
Jiya Manchanda
36:27
Do we need to have the entire technical expertise to build the platform we’re presenting? Or could we please wait for the funding from various sources to bring people on board to do that?
poojita garg
36:29
Is it fine if there’s a member who doesn’t have any university affiliation for now?
Eliza Berg
36:44
Hi Linda, if you are having technical difficulties please reach out to help@solve.mit.edu
Eliza Berg
37:00
Poojita, yes!
Linda Mendoza
37:11
Thank you!
poojita garg
37:11
ok
Gaby Gonzalez | MIT Solve
38:05
help@solve.mit.edu
Eliza Berg
38:42
Jiya, you can be at the concept stage (i.e. don’t have to have the full platform built yet) while you submit.
Jiya Manchanda
39:10
Thank you!
Carla Berenice Sanchez
39:27
Hello! Is any english proof required for apply if my native language isn’t english?
Eliza Berg
40:19
Carla, no, that is not required. But the application must be in English.
Nina Ma (she/her)
40:32
Do we need to consider trademarking when it comes to naming our solutions?
Mateo Villegas
46:23
should the project seek for economic productivity? or is the economic productivity of the project more valued ?
Eliza Berg
51:31
Mateo, I’m not sure I understand your question. If you are asking about what kind of business model your solution should use, you can be a for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid model (or something else all together). The criteria on Scalability takes into consideration if your solution is financially viable, meaning it has funding (whether that is grant, investment, etc.) to implement the work.
Eliza Berg
52:08
Some important links below!
Eliza Berg
52:10
Be sure to sign up for our newsletter: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed#joinVisit our Events section on the webpage to see additional workshops and sessions: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-edThe Solv[ED] Toolkit has resources to support you: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed-toolkitIf you are having issues with the platform, reach out to help@solve.mit.edu.Gaby’s email: Gabriela.gonzalez@solve.mit.edu
Badis Karboul
52:23
I have a question
poojita garg
52:33
How many total solutions will get selected?
Badis Karboul
52:40
I couldn't unmute but I have a question
Eliza Berg
52:43
Poojita, 10 solutions will be selected
Lassina Diabate
52:55
ok
poojita garg
52:58
ok
Joseph Mark Kavuma
52:59
Thanks alot
Sahil R
53:01
Thank you so much!
Eliza Berg
53:02
20 Finalists, and then 10 Solv[ED] Innovators
Eliza Berg
53:05
Thank you everyone!
poojita garg
53:10
ok
Preet Pandit
53:12
Is it ok if you submit one individual solution and sone group solution?
Daezy E.E
53:16
What are the benefits of applying, apart from being selected?
Global Familly
53:20
what kind of technology is needed or require
Japan (Tara Pandey)
53:24
this was awesome. thank you gaby and eliza
Badis Karboul
53:32
regarding the last poitn that you have mentioned
Carla Berenice Sanchez
53:43
That you! See ya
Badis Karboul
53:45
what kind of event? is it funded?
Preet Pandit
54:06
Is it ok if you submit one individual solution and one group solution?
Badis Karboul
54:14
thank you!
Nina Ma (she/her)
54:55
Are all the clinic session the same?
Badis Karboul
55:11
How many solutions will be selected?
Preet Pandit
55:22
Oh ok thank you so much!
Badis Karboul
55:30
Thank you!
Eliza Berg
55:42
Be sure to sign up for our newsletter: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed#joinVisit our Events section on the webpage to see additional workshops and sessions: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-edThe Solv[ED] Toolkit has resources to support you: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed-toolkitIf you are having issues with the platform, reach out to help@solve.mit.edu.Gaby’s email: Gabriela.gonzalez@solve.mit.edu
Global Familly
55:47
are videos accepted as part of the solution challenge
Nina Ma (she/her)
55:51
Thank you!
Bao Nghi
55:54
Thank you so much for this informative session!
Preet Pandit
56:02
thank you!
Global Familly
56:26
thanks
Eliza Berg
57:01
Visit our Events section on the webpage to see additional workshops and sessions: https://solve.mit.edu/solv-ed
Global Familly
57:26
what do you mean by summaries you solution from 10 to 20 words
Axel Rios Gutierrez
57:55
The other Spanish clinic is in December, right?
Elton Kuah
58:02
thanks eliza, am looking at the challenge, https://solve.mit.edu/challenges/future-of-work-in-india-indonesia-challenge/custom/faq#challenge-subnav-offset. is there any workshop related to the challenge related or this is the one?
Nina Ma (she/her)
58:19
I think all the non-member events are fully booked 😢
Eliza Berg
58:35
Hi Elton, that is a separate Solve Challenge (not Solv[ED]). You are welcome to look at it and see if you want to apply!
Elton Kuah
59:04
noted eliza, sorry didn't able to tell the difference
Lassina Diabate
59:25
sorry i don't understund english , only my native language and french.
Lassina Diabate
59:46
i m need somme advice.🙏🙏🙏
Eliza Berg
01:00:18
Hi Lassina, sorry that we don’t have content in French! The application is required to be in English. We hope to expand to more languages in the future.
Nina Ma (she/her)
01:01:12
Great thank you I will keep an eye out!
Global Familly
01:01:31
when will the next event takes place
Nina Ma (she/her)
01:03:35
Sorry Gaby another question about the workshop. I'm on the Eventbrite page (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solved-global-refinement-solveathon-workshop-tickets-172942183727) and it says This event is for students at Member Organizations ONLY.
Splendour
01:03:46
Can only two people be in a team?
Eliza Berg
01:03:53
Splendour, yes!
Lassina Diabate
01:04:04
ok
Lassina Diabate
01:04:30
ok bye...
Axel Rios Gutierrez
01:04:30
Hi Gaby, If I don't have a co-founder, do I need to get one?
Axel Rios Gutierrez
01:04:48
Thanks!
Sazid Hossain
01:06:12
What about students who doesn't go to school and are private candidate?
Splendour
01:06:42
How can i nominate my school to become a member?
Eliza Berg
01:07:25
https://solve.mit.edu/events/solveathon-workshop-with-hp-s-girls-save-the-world
Jane Odey
01:07:34
thank you
Sazid Hossain
01:08:19
What about students who doesn't go to school and are private candidate and are not affilated with any organization?
Eliza Berg
01:08:31
Sazid, that is fine!
Sazid Hossain
01:08:45
ok thank you
Eliza Berg
01:08:46
You don’t need to be a student or part of an organization.