Social Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme
Develop skills to make your business idea a reality.
Top 15 teams
Nearly 400 teams from 60 countries and regions applied for BeChangeMaker 2021. The top 30 teams will take part in this year's programme.
Increase the impact of non-profit organizations through data and process automation
Promote sustainable fashion industry through better garment processes
Reduce food waste and environmental damage through more effective supply chains
Support skill development for coding in rural areas by accessible online training platform
Provide housing to homeless through 3D printing
Provide health literacy for students
Modernize vaccination process and documentation to save lives and prevent COVID-19
Use natural based alternatives for fashion industry to protect the environment
STEP IT Up!
Empower ethnic minority (Lumads) through education and training
Make from Scrap
Avoid textile waste through creativity and economic empowerment for people with disabilities
Support craftmanship and skills development amid COVID-19
Raise awareness and inspire actions against climat change through technology
Promote sustainable meat consumption through edible snails
Black & Brown In The Middle
Promote diversity and inclusion for underrepresented and marginalized communities through storytelling
Resolve shortage of doctors through robotics and AI
Teams that were part of the first round of BCM
Improve the quality of education through VR
Save lives by ensuring all road signs are digitized
Smart farming technology for environmental protection and food security
Team DAQ Fashion
Create stable income for disadvantaged communities by supporting traditional weaving skills for clothing
Secure water resource through better water treatment and management
Natural cosmetic to preserve the environment and empower disadvantaged communities
Improve public health through sustainable and healthy food
Provide employment opportunities and protect the environment through kelp soap
Combat corruption through artificial intelligence
Provide emergency health services to disadvantaged communities
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.
Kim is the Social Impact & Sustainability Network Manager for the HP Foundation. In this role, she works with the HP Foundation team to engage HP employees in its giving and volunteering programs, including HP LIFE. As Program Manager, Kim will partner with Worldskills to inspire HP employees to share their expertise as volunteer mentors for this year’s BeChangeMaker teams.
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.
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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.