You may have seen several of my blog posts around Imagine Cup, well it seems Bill Gates is getting to see a lot of this first hand. He wrote a great blog article here talking about students and imagine cup:
Real-World Solutions from World's Youth
Imagine Cup Solve This is a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems. Inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), Non-government organizations (NGOs) and non-profits will be able to enlist the help of the brilliant and passionate students competing in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.
You can learn more about Image Cup Solve This here: Image Cup Solve This