Four finalists today presented compelling solutions to a critical problem of our time at 100&Change: The Finalists Live. View their profiles below and watch their presentations before a winner is announced on December 20.

Finalists

Finalist
Changing how society cares for children in orphanages
Finalist
Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops
Finalist
Improving newborn survival in Africa
Finalist
Educating children displaced by conflict and persecution

Semi-Finalists

Semi-Finalist
Eliminating needless blindness in Nepal, Ethiopia, and Ghana
Semi-Finalist
Providing virtual access to specialist medical care for underserved U.S. patients
Semi-Finalist
Providing libraries and learners free digital access to four million books
Semi-Finalist
Eliminating river blindness in Nigeria
Competition Timeline
Current Stage of Competition
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event

All Competition Stages
Phase 1: Competition Launch
Phase 2: Deadline for Proposals
Phase 3: Administrative Review
Phase 4: Proposals Evaluated
Phase 5: Semi-Finalists Selected
Phase 6: Semi-Finalists' Project Development
Phase 7: Finalists Selected
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event
Phase 9: Winner Selected
Cycle repeats every three years.

Current Stage of Competition
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event

All Competition Stages
Phase 1: Competition Launch
Phase 2: Deadline for Proposals
Phase 3: Administrative Review
Phase 4: Proposals Evaluated
Phase 5: Semi-Finalists Selected
Phase 6: Semi-Finalists' Project Development
Phase 7: Finalists Selected
Phase 8: Finalists' Live Event
Phase 9: Winner Selected
Cycle repeats every three years.

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