Solve at MIT 2024

It’s easy to think that the challenges facing us today are insurmountable – that the issues are too big and complex, that we are too divided and gridlocked to actualize solutions at scale. Yet, year after year, the Solve community uncovers incredible innovators who are facing these issues head-on and making a real difference in their communities and the world. Join us for Solve at MIT 2024 on MIT’s Campus, where we’ll convene cross-sector leaders, new voices, and innovative tech-based solutions at the problem-solving table.

Event Details

Opening Plenary (open to the public):

Date: May 22, 2024

Time: Starting at 2pm, additional schedule details to come

Location: Kresge Auditorium on MIT’s Campus


Breakout Sessions + Closing Plenary (invite only):

Time: Schedule to come

Locations: Locations to come


Speakers at past Solve events include:

  • Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Noubar Afeyan, Co-Founder and Chairman, Moderna
  • Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO, VEON
  • Sal Khan, Founder and CEO, Khan Academy
  • Wanjira Mathai, Vice President and Regional Director, Africa, World Resource Institute
  • Indra Nooyi, Former CEO and Chairman, PepsiCo
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organization, former Finance Minister of Nigeria
  • The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada
  • Eric S. Yuan, Founder and CEO, Zoom
  •, Creative Innovator and Tech Entrepreneur

We’re currently accepting speaker applications. You can nominate a potential speaker using this form or email

Location: Kresge Auditorium on MIT’s Campus

Dates: May 22, 2024 - May 23, 2024