23: Emily Musil Church, Executive Director of Global Learning at XPRIZE

On this Episode:

Emily Musil Church, Executive Director of Global Learning at XPRIZE joins Baily to talk about:

  • The instrumental role collaboration plays in every XPRIZE competition

  • How they incentivize and train participants to work together and solve problems without having a scarcity mindset

  • Creating virtual connection spaces for potential teammates to meet across disciplines and socioeconomic status

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About Emily:

Emily Musil Church is the Executive Director of the Global Learning XPRIZE, and also works on education and outreach for the Foundation. XPRIZE is a nonprofit organization that uses large-scale global incentive competitions to crowdsource solutions to the world's grand challenges. Prior to joining XPRIZE, she spent over a decade in academia where as a professor she specialized in African history, human rights, and women’s global issues. Dr. Church has a Ph.D. from UCLA, and serves on the OECD’s Senior Advisory Group for Blended Finance and the Advisory Board of the Center for Technology & Workforce Solutions.