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Live pitch finale

25-28 September 2023

The top five teams have been chosen to pitch their social business ideas in front of a live audience and judges in Dublin, Ireland. Register here to watch the livestream of BeChangeMaker 2023 Final Pitch at 10:00 GMT on Tuesday, 26 September. Join us to promote the Final Pitch and get a chance to win Galaxy Tab S7 FE (see details of the "promoter game" on the registration page).



Tackle discrimination against persons with disabilities and promote equitable integration into society and the justice system.



Create sustainable agricultural practices and technology.


Chinese Taipei

Promote sustainable consumption.

I Hear You


Promote mental health for youth through technology.

Medvax Health


Provide access to healthcare through technology.


Key dates

Application open

15 March 2023

Teams selected

9 June 2023

Programme kick-off

12 June 2023

Final pitch in Dublin

24-27 September 2022


Organizing team

BeChangeMaker 2023

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.

Gustavo Sanchez

Gustavo is part of the HP Foundation team. In his role as HP Inspires Giving Program Manager, he works with the team to engage HP employees in virtual volunteerism around the world. Gus will partner with Worldskills to inspire HP employees to share their skills by participating in BeChangeMaker 2023.

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 2023

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The HP Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization of HP Inc. It supports technology-related learning, charitable giving, and volunteering programs for underserved and underrepresented communities where we live, work, and do business. Our collection of global giving and volunteering initiatives inspire HP employees to share their time, expertise, and passion to make a difference for others.

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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.


Impact Partner

BeChangeMaker 2023

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