Watch the Verizon Powerful Answers Award event LIVE
On Wednesday, Verizon will honor the winners selected from a pool of over 1,400 candidates from around the world for the 2015 Powerful Answers Award program -- a competition that challenges innovators, developers and entrepreneurs to provide innovative solutions that deliver social good.
SEE ALSO: Vaxess co-founder wants to 'play a role in the eradication of polio'
Now in its third year, Verizon's Powerful Answers Award offers a total of $6 million in cash prizes, plus the opportunity for winners to participate in an accelerator program designed to help develop their ideas and bring solutions to market faster.
Huffington Post founder, Arianna Huffington, will join Marni Walden for a special Powerful Perspectives panel, and Chris Hardwick will emcee the event.
Be sure to catch the event live here at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 9.