For generations, America has embraced the ideal of being a land of opportunity — a country where every person has a shot at the American dream. Unfortunately, we are far from achieving this ideal, with factors such as household income, race, gender, and neighborhood reducing opportunities for many in America.
Recent advances in Behavioral Science and Computer Science have significant potential to help more Americans make the most of their talents. By understanding how people make decisions and follow through (or not) on those decisions, combined with the capabilities of modern computing, we have a powerful new set of tools for promoting economic and social mobility for all.
This public call for ideas asks you to put forth proposals for how to make the most of these new tools in a fair, accountable, and transparent way to foster upward mobility for individuals, families, and communities in America.Learn More
A pass to the ideas42 Behavioral Summit 2018 in New York City
The chance to share your solution idea with Schmidt Futures, investors, and philanthropists at the Behavioral Summit 2018