As Executive Director of Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alex Amouyel seeks to solve big global challenges through open innovation. But you don’t have to call on her to solve problems in your own community. She’s written a step-by-step book – The Answer is You – to tell you what you need to do. By applying entrepreneurial thinking, you can find a problem that piques your passion and step forward to make things better.
On this week’s FOMO Sapiens, Alex details the process you can follow to create impact by solving the problems that you care about in a meaningful, yet sustainable, way.
Meet our guest:
Alex Amouyel is the Executive Director of Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, devoted to identifying and supporting solutions to actionable challenges through open innovation. She was previously the Director of Programs at the Clinton Global Initiative and worked in a variety of roles for Save the Children International in London and across Asia, the Middle East and Haiti. Prior to that, Amouyel was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.
A dual citizen of France and the UK, she holds double master’s degrees in international relations from Sciences Po, Paris, and the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree with honors in biochemistry from Trinity College, Cambridge.