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Top 15 teams

Two hundred and eight teams from 53 countries and regions applied for BeChangeMaker 2022. Thirty teams were selected with the top 15 teams proceeding to the next stage of this year's programme.



Well-being and freedom of movement for the elderlies

Circular Innovation Hub


Circular supply chain for sustainable environment


Hong Kong

Promoting sustainable lifestyles through gamification


Hong Kong

Efficient soil conservation to address famine and land shortages

Green Grown Foods

South Africa

Sustainable food production and preservation

Happy Pads


Sustainable sanitation products for girls and women

Mod Squad

United Kingdom

Combat online bullying

Saben Foods


Effective and sustainable supply chains for small farmers



Sustainable energy for agriculture

Team Code-In


Economic development for supporting SMEs

Thate Pan Institute


Access to STEAM education

The Specials

Chinese Taipei

Skills training and employment for disadvantaged communities

Welcome to COCAPAIR

Chinese Taipei

Sustainable manufacturing and consumption in the furniture industry

World Familytech


Promote foundational skills and mental health

Xiaoliu Workshop

Chinese Taipei

Sustainable bedstead for humanitarian and emergency uses

Teams that were part of the first round of BCM 

Community Transformation for Sustainable Development (COTSUDEV)


Quality education access to vulnerable communities



Effective process for charitable giving


Democratic Republic of the Congo

Safe and sustainable transportation access to rural communities

Skating in new ways


Sustainable consumption in the skating industry

Peels Hunters


Sustainable consumption and process in the food industry

Snail Pack Ltd


Health and well-being for children with malnutrition



Reduction of unemployment



Clean energy for sustainable light source

For future


Healthcare for kids through oxygen therapy

Elixir of life


Access to accurate medical diagnosis for rural communities

Ni Mimi


Mental healthcare for youth and the LGBTI community

Essymart Africa


Sustainable livelihoods for small and rural farmers

Ivan Bossa


E-learning opportunities for kids through sustainable agriculture


Key dates

Application open

15 March 2022

Teams selected

6 June 2022

Programme kick-off

15 June 2022

Final Pitch

29 September 2022

Organizing team

BeChangeMaker 2022

Grace Lung

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 Jirasek

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 Tolbert

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 Progonati

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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BeChangeMaker 2022

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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.

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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.


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BeChangeMaker 2022

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