TRACK

Empowerment

Manal RostomEmpowerment
How can we come together through this crisis and achieve greater equality and access to opportunities instead?
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Manal Rostom

Nike ambassador, marathoner & Surviving Hijab community leader
Manal RostomEmpowerment

Why Empowerment?

A large proportion of our planet has been lifted out of poverty over recent decades, largely thanks to new opportunities from trade and technology. Yet we still live in a world of vast inequalities. This pandemic will affect everyone on Earth, but some will be negatively impacted more than others, especially those who are already among the poorest and most vulnerable.

One particular area of concern affects the safety of women. Lockdown measures are predicted to result in a rise in domestic violence, which will be made worse by the fact that there may be less opportunities to find safety and authorities may have less resources to help.How can we come together through this crisis and achieve greater equality and access to opportunities instead?

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Top 3 teams

Top 3 teams

BookingLive
10 000€

Urgent resource needs (volunteers, PPE, care home staff) are not being met because supply networks (staff agencies, volunteer bodies, manufacturers) are too fragmented for already stretched institutions to process in time. This puts strain on those triaging the deployment of resources to resource consumers (hospitals, care homes, isolating households) and leaves the vulnerable exposed, to the point of costing lives.

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StaySafe
5000€

The StaySafe app is a platform that helps people to help each other in an interactive, efficient and sustainable way by connecting the local force of volunteers(our heroes) with the people who need some help (including the risk groups) through integrations of maps and simple task management.

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VIRUS+
5000€

Our accessible platform will raise awareness about positive societal developments and inspire citizens to take collective action towards a more sustainable future. We will overcome societal, territorial, and technological barriers to empower the world and create a global community with a richly diverse narrative.

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Finalists

Finalists

HourTime

Hourtime focuses on sharing the time and skills of all stakeholders to meet various tasks and establishes the foundations for a cross-generational relationship beyond the simple need. In such a way, all the users, the elderly included, are active part of the system putting emphasis to the contribution that each individual can give to another.

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LifeChain

Revolution the way people help each other around the world by building a solid layer of trust by ensuring helpers know for sure, their donations are supporting the actual people in need, they decided to help and everything is complaining with their own country laws.

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SoSpesa

SoSpesa allows to sustain and support the communities we relish. SoSpesa tackles three main areas of action: Storing and sharing information, by saving and displaying your information (grocery list and storage), and allowing you to easily signal whether first-necessity products are available.

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Everhelp

Our tool is created for tech savvy and non-tech savvy people (no apps, no signups) and provides on demand volunteers to people nearby.

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Zelos COVID-Help

We created a solution where local leaders can offer support to their community while civilian volunteers join their efforts during any crisis and beyond.

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Spaced

Spaced is a mobile app for empowering people to stop subsequent spikes of COVID-19 after quarantines are lifted by being able to see how populated public spaces are and the best way to get to an essential location with contacting the least amount of people.

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Connect

Connect aims to help daily wage workers find alternative ways to make money during the crisis.

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Mentors

These experts will be available to you throughout the event to mentor you in case you're stuck or need a second opinion.

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  • daniel chege

    Tech - software front end, Tech hardware - electronics, Data Scientist

  • raj burman

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Public sector innovator

  • sarah venturim lasso

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management, Public sector innovator, Scientist

  • atef soliman

    Tech hardware - mechanics, Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management

  • stephany dionysio

    Tech - full stack software, Business development, Product management

  • majdi suleiman

    Business development

  • vincent uhega

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Community Development

  • shafiul akber

    Sales & Marketing, Business development

  • moses kyei baffour

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management, Design, Public sector innovator, Legal

  • lusia latu-jones

    Sales & Marketing, Business development

  • lizzy igbine

    Business development

  • temitayo ade-peters

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Communications

  • ana leticia rodríguez barroso

    Activist

  • guy djoken

    Public sector innovator

  • nami traeholt

    Knowledge Provider for Youth Empowerment and Education

  • mange ram adhana

    Public sector innovator, Legal

  • himadri sinha

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Social Entrepreneur

  • sangam soni

    Product management, Public sector innovator, Legal

  • ibrahima sory sow

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management, Public sector innovator

  • alba gamarra

    Planning, Monitoring and evaluation

  • a basak cinar

    Scientist, Personal development and health coach

  • viktoria ruubel

    Business development, Product management

  • amy au

    Sales & Marketing, Digital Storytelling & Journalism

  • analia lourdes pastran

    Communication and Localizing the SDGs with public sector, academia and private sector

  • argo kubja

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Strategic planning

  • jason ball

    Public sector innovator

  • tomas diez

    Product management, Design, Tech integrator

  • nierika hamaekers

    Sustainability Consultancy; Learning Design; (Online) Event Facilitation

  • elizabeth sugar boese

    Tech - full stack software, Tech - software back-end, Product management, Data Scientist, Ideas Generator, Educator

  • greg kuebler

    Design

  • gerhard diedericks

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management

  • lara alsoudani weekd

    Design

  • greg viljoen

    Digital Strategy, creative concepts

  • oye lawal

    Business development

  • pelin gonul sahin

    Business development

  • katre liiberg

    Business development

  • ahmad farhad sarwari

    Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management, Design, Public sector innovator, #Innovation #Communication #Human Resource #Planning & Promoting #Project Managment #Social Network #Pitching #UI Designing

  • firoz patel

    Business development, Not for Profit/Charities/NGO's/Education/Health/Empowerment

  • amer h yaghi

    Business development

  • janelle defreitas

    Corporate Philanthropy and People Development

  • banesa farfan saravia

    psychologist

  • hamza tahir

    Tech - full stack software, Tech - mobile apps, Sales & Marketing, Business development, Product management

  • lorenzo niola

    Business development, Public sector innovator

  • sasha lipman

    Sales & Marketing, Business development

  • dipuo marekwa

    Business development

  • volker knab

    Scientist

  • zubair anwar-bawany

    Business development, Relationship development & mentoring

  • dr. evren tok

    I am a Professor of Public Policy and Dean of Innovation and Community Development