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
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.