Skate After SchoolRyan Lay, Tim Ward, Robert GreenHealth, Education
Non-profit that provides engaging after school programming in the form of skateboard instruction to underserved schools and community centers in the greater Phoenix area.http://facebook.com/skateafterschool
Spell Africa InitiativeDexter Ogie-Osahon, Erezi Edoreh, Elvis AustinsEducation
A social enterprise using mobile phones to teach English to youth across Africa that otherwise could not afford formal English education.http://www.spellafrica.org
Operation KindnessForest MeltonCivic Engagement, Environment
Building an online and mobile application to connect volunteers to causes with greater ease.
Table TopKyle UndersethCivic Engagement
Improving local food access and sustainability by transforming landscapes into elegant, edible food gardens easily managed with the help of online tools and training.http://iagriscape.com
YaoNotes, LLCRobert Yao, Neel Mehta, Ayeda Farhadi, Chhavi Sharma, Anirudh MathadHealth
A web and mobile based tool for healthcare providers, insurance companies, and medical students to access comprehensive diagnostic information and process intervention tools. Currently, YaoNotes is focusing on developing a tool to help healthcare providers diagnose epilepsy quickly and effectively.http://www.yaonotes.com
Tiny Steps to HealthNadaa TaiyabHealth
Using coaching and technology to deliver a lifestyle behavior change program that helps individuals adopt a whole foods plant based diet to lower their risk of chronic disease.
Max On SnaxLori OsieckiHealth, Education
Children’s edutainment brand that marks an innovative, multi-platform solution to the growing problem of childhood obesity.http://www.mymaxpack.com
Rugged CommunicationsAlex BlumEnergy, Education
Bringing phone and internet connectivity to rural people in developing countries with solar-powered, wireless telecommunications infrastructure.http://bit.ly/1hnX1te
Bio IntelligenceOmron BlauoHuman Rights, Environment
Employing women at fair wages in Agua Prieta, Mexico, through the development of a new line of athletic clothing made from only natural fibers that are 100% compostable and biodegradable.
Gave In AmericaDrew Reyner, Jeff Michaelree, Lindsey MichaelreeCivic Engagement, Environment
Building a geo-located online platform to match the excess waste of businesses (furniture, equipment, products) to nonprofits that need it most.