Demand Solutions

Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives is the IDB’s regional innovation and entrepreneurship movement bringing together some of the world’s most creative minds to share innovative solutions to development challenges. This event, organized in collaboration with the Government of Paraguay, will highlight the role of women as drivers of innovation and transformation in the past, present, and future of Latin America and the Caribbean. It will include extraordinary speakers who will share brief, inspiring, TED-style talks, interviews, and dialogues on how their innovations are improving lives in our region and the world.

The event’s objective is to inform, inspire, and motivate by highlighting women’s innovations and contributions in various areas and their innovative solutions that are improving lives in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the world.

Demand Solutions will focus on the following topics:

  • Innovative solutions in education, employment, and health
  • Innovating in politics, science, and technology
  • The impact of culture, art, and creative industries in development
  • Innovative solutions for a sustainable future

Demand Solutions is aimed at all Annual Meeting participants as well as college students, innovators, entrepreneurs, members of local and international foundations and think tanks; decision-makers, investors, representatives of the public and private sectors, civil society, and the media; creatives and specialists in innovative approaches to development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean and the world.

Date: Thursday, 30 March

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Comité Olímpico Paraguayo, Edificio Tricolor

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