Calling on the tech community to help bridge the gender digital divide. Innovate. Engage. Empower.
The World Bank Group, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries, has partnered with CES, the world’s largest and most influential technology event — to reward scalable, innovative solutions that seek to empower women in four areas:
Platforms: Solutions that increase the availability of locally relevant digital platforms catering to women.
Digital skills: Solutions that support the development of digital skills by women and girls.
Online content: Solutions that increase the availability of women-oriented online content and platforms.
Enhancing digital access: Solutions that focus on innovative business models that make it easier for women to access and use digital technologies and enable the use of digital identification, such as pay-as-you-go systems, and models that promote women's sustained use of mobile internet.
The Global Tech Challenge: Solutions for Women provides a platform for innovators to
Deploy solutions at scale.
Replicate tested ideas in new environments.
Engage with World Bank clients.
Build long-term, sustainable solutions to achieve digital equality.
Apply for the Solutions for Women Challenge
Are you ready to expand into new markets and help tackle gender inequality through access to digital technology? Apply for the Solutions for Women Challenge, including the rapid response focus area.