The SwitchPoint Youth Contest
The SwitchPoint Youth Contest is about finding new ways to spark innovations that will save lives around the world. We challenge individuals 30 and under to think across boundaries, to see everyday objects in new ways, and to channel their ingenuity to address some of the many global health and humanitarian challenges we face today.
This year, we’re looking for breakthrough solutions to help health workers better serve communities in need around the world. What’s your breakthrough solution?
How to Participate
Submit a video no longer than 90 seconds (or a 350 word essay) describing or demonstrating your break through solution, or switchpoint, to help health workers better serve communities in need.
Must be 30 years or younger.
Deadline for submissions is April 6, 2015
Click Here to submit your SwitchPoint Solution.
Here's what you win if your idea is selected as the SwitchPoint 2015 Youth Contest Winner:
- iPad mini
- All Access VIP tickets to SwitchPoint 2015
- Winning video (or essay) presented at SwitchPoint 2015
- Tickets to Friday, April 24 concert at the Haw River Ballroom
Use #SwitchPoint on Twitter and Instagram when uploading your ideas, pictures, and videos. We’ll be scanning all channels for great submissions!
2014 SwitchPoint Contest Winner:
Last year's winners Ian Connolly and Jeffrey Yang, from Stanford University developed the MiracleFeet brace.