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Live pitch finale
The top five teams of BeChangeMaker 2020 are chosen from 475 applications that represent 82 countries.
These outstanding and passionate young social entrepreneurs are using their skills to build technology and innovative solutions to tackle challenges ranging from sexual abuse and violence, plastic waste, deforestation and air pollution, to menstrual health for girls.
The grand finale of BeChangeMaker 2020 was staged at 14:00 (GMT) on 14 September for sharing the business ideas from the top five teams and the wild card team. Thank you for being part of the programme by supporting these young social entrepreneurs at the final pitch!
1st place: EZDiabetes
2nd place: Eat Everything
3rd place: Roshe
4th place: Eco Energy Africa
5th place: Aurat Raaj
6th place: Chasesol
Top 5 teams
Focus: Education for menstrual health
Focus: Creating sustainable consuming habits
Eco Energy Africa
Focus: Transforming coconut waste into alternative eco-friendly energy
France, India, United States of America
Focus: Solution for better treatment and system for diabetes
Focus: Protecting women against sexual harassment and violence
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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