OXFORD, United Kingdom — Advances in mobile technology, artificial intelligence, and machine learning have given rise to a whole new way of approaching — and solving — real-world problems. And as the number of mobile internet users continues to grow, so do the possibilities of reaching more people with new solutions.
This year’s cohort tackled systemic issues, from counterfeit drugs to child trafficking, with technology and a data-first approach at the core. Explore the visual story.
This year’s Skoll World Forum and the annual Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship showcased stellar examples of social entrepreneurs at the forefront of bridging the gap between tech promises and real problem-solving in their communities.
Read more about this year’s cohort of Skoll Awardees and how they’re using technology and data to solve issues ranging from tackling counterfeit drugs and seeds to improving drug supply chains and mental health.