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Selection

The top 30 teams have been selected for BeChangeMaker 2024 with the top 15 teams proceeding to the next stage of this year's programme.


 

Key dates

Application open

6 March 2024

Teams selected

31 May 2024

Programme kick-off

3 June 2024

Final pitch in Lyon

9-12 September 2024

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Top 15 teams 

Blue Ocean

Mexico

Conservation and sustainable use of oceans through advanced monitoring and scientific research

CALIFICADAS

Argentina

Personal development platform for women

Doorcas Africa

Nigeria

Livestock mortality reduction system

DotConnectors

Zimbabwe

Telemedicine platform with a state-of-the-art EHR system to bridge the healthcare gap

G-OLD

Malaysia

Smart monitoring system for elderly

Holly

United Kingdom

Solution that helps young people believe in themselves

Mandisa Project

South Africa

Platform which aims to reduces skills mismatch

Paltic

Lebanon

Transforming plastic waste into sustainable panels

Planet Plus Kenya

Kenya

Biodegradable bags for recollection and composting

Propellers

Brazil

Talent development platform for youth

RiceUp

Vietnam

Rice-based product and packaging initiative

Secury

Yemen

Raising awareness to secure digital users and their data online

Sekofia

Nigeria

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) health insurance management platform

Talpact

Poland

Volunteering opportunities solution

YouthDee

Thailand

Insulation made from agricultural waste


 


 

Teams that were part of the first round of BCM 

Algaemi

India

Innovative and sustainable solutions in the paper industry

Artisans

Morocco

Digital platform that connects independent artisans with clients

Foster Learning

Pakistan

Enhancing employability through targeted career advisory services and practical skills training

HyfeBee

Ghana

Leveraging AI in beekeeping

InteractiveAlphabetism

Paraguay

Solution for functional illiteracy in Latin America

Kinowave

India

More energy efficient and affordable cooling solutions

llPhantom llRose

Mexico

Sustainable fashion ecosystem

PharmAssist

Spain

Solving lack of access to essential medicines in marginalized communities

Recap

Portugal

Educational content in the format of reels, quizzes, and gamified experiences

SuperNova, Inc

United States

AI based caregiver app

Synthix AI

Somalia

AI driven virtual care service

Team ViGeR

Mongolia

VOD platform for educational organizations, offering affordable online education solutions

TechDreamers

Uzbekistan

AI app streamlining students' digital communications

Volunty

Thailand

Platform where marginalized groups connect with activists and fundraisers

Yachachiy App

Peru

Educational app


 

Organizing team

BeChangeMaker 2024

Oliver Dubois du Bellay

Oliver is the Projects and Member Services Manager at WorldSkills, which is the global hub for skills excellence and development. He 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.

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 2024

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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.

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