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Final Online Pitch 2022

Join BeChangeMaker 2022 Final Online Pitch 

14:00 (GMT) on 29 September 2022 

You can support your favorite teams by:
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Promoting the final pitch

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Making a donation to the teams

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Voting for the teams at the final pitch

The finalists

BeChangeMaker 2022

These are the top five teams and the Wild Card of BeChangeMaker 2022 who have been selected from more than 200 applications from around the world. The finalists will compete at the Online Final Pitch at 14:00 (GMT) on 29 September 2022. We invite you to support these brilliant young social entrepreneurs by providing funding amount of your choice to help them improve our world with the power of skills and innovative business ideas. 

By making a donation to one or more of the following fundraisers (crowdfunding campaigns), you agree to the terms and conditions as a donor. Please make sure that you have read the terms and conditions before proceeding with your donation.

Ethiopia

Happy Pad

Sustainable sanitation products for girls and women.

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Chinese Taipei

COCAPAIR

Sustainable manufacturing and consumption in the furniture industry.

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Hong Kong

EcoLife

Eco-friendly lifestyle through social media and gamification.

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Myanmar

Thate Pan Institute

Nurturing young Innovators through accessible and affordable quality STEAM education.

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Kenya

Circular Innovation Hub

Circular supply chain for sustainable environment.

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Chinese Taipei

The Specials

Eradicate the gap between society and underprivileged people

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Programme roadmap

Key dates


15 March

Application open

6 June

Application closed

15 June

Programme kick-off

29 September

Final pitch

Promoter Game

Join our Promoter Game and help spread the word about  BeChangeMaker 2022 Final Online Pitch. Share your email address to get a unique link for promoting the event. The best promoter will receive a surprise gift at the end of the Final Online Pitch. 


Agenda

BeChangeMaker Final Online Pitch 2022

Time in GMT

14:00 Opening and introductions

14:15 Start of the pitches (5 minutes for each team)

15:15 Public voting and announcement of the winners

15:20 Announcement of the best promoter and final remarks

15:30 Closing 

Online Final Pitch

Judges of BeChangeMaker 2022

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Tommy Hellström

Honorary Member at WorldSkills International

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Hanny Lavine

Senior Manager, Chief of Staff Office, Strategy & Incubation at HP

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Christine Hofmann

Team Lead Skills for Social Inclusion at International Labour Organization

About BeChangeMaker

Since 2017, BeChangeMaker is an annual online training programme that inspires action on global challenges through social entrepreneurship and the power of skills. BeChangeMaker provides access to high-quality learning content on HP LIFE, tools and technology for startup acceleration, dedicated coaching, mentoring, as well as the opportunity to tap into a diverse global network of potential supporters and investors. 

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1500+
Applications
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80+
Countries/regions
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Business ideas accelerated
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Finalists for BCM2022

Organizing Team

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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.

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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.

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Michal Jirasek

Michal is the CEO of Founderscope and serial entrepreneur. He supports startups, social enterprises, and companies to innovate and optimize their businesses to create positive impact in the world. Michal supports BeChangeMaker since 2018.

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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.

Brought to you by

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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.

Our partners

Thank you to our partners who provide post-programme support to the finalists of BeChangeMaker 2022.

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