Youth Ages 13-24 Can Compete in World Series of Innovation

Foundation: Citi Foundation, MetLife Foundation

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals are set to expire at the end of the year, but young people around the world are already working on solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems.

That's why the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has launched its third annual World Series of Innovation, a series of online challenges that will see teams of students ages 11 to 24 competing to come up with solutions to some of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, including "good health and well-being" and "economic growth," NBC News reports.

The winners will be announced in April 2023.

"Our World Series of Innovation motivates young people to think big and bring forward innovative solutions to the world's most pressing problems," NFTE CEO Dr. LaRock Berk said in a press release.

The challenges this year include: Healthy Lives: MetLife Foundation Good Health and Well-Being Challenge Quality Education: Mastercard Financial Education Water and Sanitation: Bank of the West Fresh Water Action Challenge Energy: ServiceNow Carbon Killer Challenge Cities/Terrestrials: Link Logistics Green Buildings Challenge Maxar Climate Mapping Challenge Oceans/Terrestrials: A Challenge of the World Series of Innovation, presented by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Nov.

14 through Dec.

A Challenge of the World

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