The fantastic four: Introducing our Youth Power Hack super heroes
Just under a year ago, we sent out an appeal to young people around the world asking for their help in getting the Global Goals done. Over 3,000 raised their hands, 374 took part in our hackathons across six countries, and now four teams have been selected as joint winners. This is their story.
Getting the Global Goals done isn’t just about international initiatives or global commitments.
It’s also about tapping into the positive momentum and creative energy of young people in order to find quick-win, grassroot solutions.
To this end, in December 2020, Unilever – in partnership with Restless Development and Project Everyone – challenged young people around the world to hack solutions to some of the issues they saw around them. The issues included education, climate action, livelihoods, and more, and were covered in a series of online hackathons.
Ten months later, we are delighted to present the four winning #YouthPowerHack teams and their great ideas that are making a real difference to people every day, bringing us one step closer to achieving the Global Goals.