Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme
Develop skills to make your business idea a reality.
Over 270 teams applied from 38 countries. Congratulations to the final 30 teams selected for BeChangeMaker 2019. Let the programme start!
Focus: Unemployment reduction
Focus: Nanobubbles for soil clean up and environmental protection
Focus: Helping Sahrawi refugees to market products through the Internet
Focus: Linking training opportunities between companies and students
Focus: Educational robots for technological learning experience
Focus: Computer literacy for youth
Focus: Woman entrepreneurship education and training
Central African Republic
Focus: Integrating and empowering people with disabilities into society
Focus: Addressing energy poverty in indigenous populations
Focus: Security and empowerment for women
Focus: Healthy diets for school kids
Focus: Marine garbage recycling service
Focus: Solving high maternal and infant mortality
Nexus, Imagination Factory
United States of America
Focus: A collaborative platform for sustainable innovation across generations
Focus: Improving the well-being of the elderly
Focus: Air pollution protection for kids
Focus: Entrepreneurship ecosystem and incubation program
Peace and Justice All Over the World
United Arab Emirates
Focus: Educational app about religious diversity to spread peace
Focus: Eco-friendly public transportation system
Sea Me Project
Focus: Tackling plastic waste and saving life below water
Focus: Climate neutral fashion products
Focus: Provide women access to effective maternal health
Focus: Educational guidance for youth
Focus: Platform for students with learning disabilities
Three Blue Birds
Focus: Improving the engagement of parents in their children's school life
Tiny Monkey Stage
Focus: Making public speaking fun for kids
Focus: Access to basic health care for rural communities
Focus: Entrepreneurial incubator for people with disabilities
Focus: Plastic waste reduction
United Arab Emirates
Focus: Incentive-driven app to reduce car accidents
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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