The Conrad Challenge is an annual, multiphase innovation and entrepreneurial competition that encourages young adults to make a positive impact on the world. Each year, teams of two to five students, ages 13 to 18, from around the globe create products and/or services that address some of the most pressing global challenges.
The Foundation is proud to partner with the Conrad Challenge in the 2018–2019 competition, as it seeks innovative solutions to address three key problems:
- Rise of youth vaping in the United States
- Economic threat to smallholder tobacco farmers in Malawi due to a decline in tobacco demand
- High bidi use and production in India
This special category of the Conrad Challenge will contribute to the Foundation’s exploration of the most viable options to address all three challenges. In the future, the Foundation plans to bring together private development and public players to invest in pilot solutions.
For more information on the Conrad Challenge (and each of these important issues), click HERE.