What is a Grand Challenge?

Download this excerpt from my forthcoming book, Grand Challenge, How Leaders Turn the World’s Biggest Challenges into Extraordinary Opportunities. The term grand challenge has dual meanings; it can be used

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) strives to bring the best possible health and health care to everyone. To achieve their mission, IHI partners with visionaries, leaders and front-line practitioners

Don Berwick

Donald Berwick is President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). One of the Grand Challenge initiatives Don and the IHI have spearheaded is the 5 Million

XPRIZE

An XPRIZE is “an innovation engine”, awarding large prizes for grand challenges that spur tremendous change. An XPRIZE captures imagination and inspires others to undertake audacious goals that spur positive change.

Peter H. Diamandis

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014 he was named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders”

Christina Economos

Christina Economos is a researcher and activist. She led the research in 2001 that documented 10 key attributes of a national movement (documented in this paper). Her city-wide intervention, Shape