Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme
Develop skills to make your business idea a reality.
An online training programme that inspires action on global challenges through social entrepreneurship and the power of skills
BeChangeMaker provides access to high quality learning content on HP LIFE, tools and technology for startup acceleration, dedicated coaching, mentoring and customized support, as well as the opportunity to tap into a diverse global network of potential supporters and investors.
Apply and participate from anywhere
1. Team formation
18 March 2019
Form a team of 2 to 5 people who share the same vision and are between 18 and 35 years old. Choose a team leader.
2. Application submission
19 April 2019
Record a 1 minute video to introduce your team and share why you've chosen a particular social challenge.
Upload the video to YouTube as unlisted.
Your team leader needs to submit the application before 19 April.
3. Selection process
26 April 2019
Teams will be selected to join BeChangeMaker. The announcement will be made on 26 April.
Ina is the HP LIFE Partnership Consultant for the HP Foundation, leading the HP LIFE programme that offers 30 free online courses in 7 languages to build key business competencies. Previous to HP LIFE Ina was a founding member of Global Citizen. With the great support from the HP Foundation, Ina works closely with WorldSkills on the creation and implementation of BeChangeMaker.
Grace is the Senior Manager of Partnership Programmes 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 Founderscope 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 was the coach for BeChangeMaker 2018.
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The HP Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that, with the help of HP employees, funds philanthropic programs for underserved communities where we live, work, and do business by supporting technology-related learning, charitable giving, volunteering, and disaster relief programs.
WorldSkills has built a movement that is changing the lives of young people through skills. Our 80 Member organizations reach two-thirds of the world’s population and create measurable impact at every level. They build the confidence of millions of young people, empowering communities and fueling economies. WorldSkills is a movement of change.