Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme
Inspiring action on global challenges through social entrepreneurship and the power of skills.
Out of applications from 166 teams that represent 31 countries, here are the final selected teams for BeChangeMaker 2018 - let the programme start!
Focus: Gender balance in aviation skills and industry.
Focus: Improve knowledge and sustainability actions for waste disposal and pollution.
Focus: Improve lives of children who suffer from poverty and hunger.
Focus: Achieve sustainable consumption and production through circular economy.
Focus: Access to clean water and improve public health.
Focus: Improve health and well-being of the elderly.
Focus: Improve lives of disadvantaged communities through ethnic and tribal products.
Focus: Provide decent jobs for youth through better career guidance.
SKILLS FOR U
Focus: Encourage youth with skills to solve social issues in communities.
DIVERSITY 4 TECH SCIENCE
Focus: Improve gender and racial bias in STEM education and career.
Focus: Improve lives of people with disabilities through wearable solutions.
Focus: Improve lives of low-income families through viable financial solutions.
Focus: High-quality educational content/platform for Arabic speaking communities.
Focus: Empower disadvantaged communities and girls through the power of technology.
Focus: Prevent neonatal and maternal deaths in the developing world.
Debbie is the HP LIFE Partnership Manager for the HP Foundation, leading the HP LIFE programme that offers 28 free online courses in 7 languages to build key business competencies. With the great support from the HP Foundation, Debbie works closely with WorldSkills on the creation and implementation of BeChangeMaker.
Grace is the Senior Partnership and Projects Manager at WorldSkills, which is the global hub for skills excellence and development. She works closely with the HP Foundation on the creation and implementation of BeChangeMaker to offer opportunities to youth for career building and transforming the way we think about social change and the use of skills.
Michal is the CEO of Gamified Startup and the creator of the Gamified Startup Toolkit. He supports startups, social enterprises, and companies to innovate and optimize their businesses to create positive impact in the world. Michal is the coach for BeChangeMaker 2018.