Scale X Design Cohorts
Stay Tuned for Cohort 3
Cohort 3 of the Scale X Design Accelerator will focus on innovations that help us deliver on our commitment to Women’s Economic Empowerment. Applications have closed, so stay tuned to Meet the Teams!
2018 SxD Challenge Winners
Meet the Winners: Atlanta
$50,00 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNERS
A-CARD – CARE Bangladesh
Smallholder farmers are gaining access to loans to improve their livelihoods via a cash-less digital financial product with lower interest rates and long repayment periods.
CIRCLES OF CHANGE - Egypt
Men and boys are turning into champions of ending gender based violence through a holistic approach and creative methods including art therapy.
$100,00 JUDGES VOTE WINNERS
UPTAKEPRENEUR - West Bank/Gaza
Entrepreneurs are starting new businesses and turning barriers into opportunities, enabling economic growth in an environment of constant political instability and insecurity.
NYELENI - Mali
Women are being empowered through equitable engagement in sustainable agriculture to create a nation of expert women farmers.
Meet the Winners: Silicon Valley
$25,000 AUDIENCE VOTE WINNER
MAKING TREASURE FROM TRASH - Ghana
Women are creating biogas businesses by providing biogas for cooking and biofertilizer to fertilize their crops.
$75,000 JUDGES VOTE WINNER
THE COOPERATIVE FUND - Georgia
Farmers are gaining access to finance through revolving, repayable grants, to address systematic causes of poverty and the unequal division of resources and development.
$50,000 CISCO VOTE WINNER
(this gift sponsored by Cisco)
TEACHERS RESOURCE LABS - India
Women and Girls are reaching their full potential in STEM related careers through a lab model that builds teachers’ capacities in science, math, and language.