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These are the top 30 teams that were selected from 475 applications from 82 countries to join BeChangeMaker 2020!
A-Z Just The Facts
Focus: Preventing racial discrimination
Focus: Decontamination of water
Focus: Combatting bullying at schools
Focus: Securing patient's wellbeing with accurate medical profiles and history
Focus: Education for menstrual health
Focus: Educational experience powered by solar energy
Focus: Solution for youth unemployment
Focus: Reducing poverty in developing countries
Focus: Supporting farmers in the rural areas
Focus: Meaningful human interaction and quality wellbeing through technology
Focus: Prevention of COVID-19
Focus: Creating sustainable consuming habits
Eco Energy Africa
Focus: Transforming coconut waste into alternative eco-friendly energy
Focus: Creating an efficient recycling ecosystem
France, India, United States of America
Focus: Solution for better treatment and system for diabetes
Focus: Solving problem of Algae Bloom in Africa's largest lakes
Focus: Digitizing agricultural value-chains in Africa
Focus: Supportive community for increasing self-esteem among girls
Inclusive Arts Movement
Focus: Transforming the social perception for people with disability
Focus: Replacing batteries using cobalt to stop slavery and child labor
Life for Life
Focus: Promoting a healthy life style
Focus: Combating unemployment in South Africa through social re-engineering
United States of America
Focus: Simplifying and enabling access to healthcare
Focus: Building social responsibility into tourism and hospitality industry
Responsible Reproductive Environments
Focus: Improving quality of living through the protection of nature
United Arab Emirates
Focus: Reducing paper waste associated with physical receipts
Focus: Protecting women against sexual harassment and violence
Focus: Mobile dental services for rural areas
Focus: Better integration into local environment for African doctors who have been trained overseas
Focus: Self-sustainable business and sales management platform for disadvantaged craftsmen
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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WorldSkills has built a movement that is changing the lives of young people through skills. More than 80 Member organizations which 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.