IDEAS Project Alumni

20th Anniversary Podcast

We are also very excited to launch IDEAS that Inspire, a limited-series podcast celebrating the 20th year of the MIT IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge, formerly known as the IDEAS Global Challenge. The podcast series is hosted by the team of IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge @ MIT PKG Center. This series is highlighting several stories of former and current MIT student social innovators working with underserved stakeholders to address societal and environmental disparities.
Listen to our most recent episode here!

MIT News Articles

Since 2009, the MIT News has been covering the IDEAS Challenge and our program’s alumni. View this archive of incredible stories!

IDEAS Projects

We are excited to have the opportunity to share IDEAS projects that have been finalists over the last 20 years. Feel free to reach out to if you would like to update any information!


See more articles about the IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge by clicking here!

IDEAS 2023 Social Innovation Awards Ceremony

Reconnect with IDEAS

Feel free to reach out to if you would like to reconnect with the IDEAS program.