Congratulations to Winners and Finalists in the 2022 Challenge Season!
Here are the top competitors in the 2022-23 academic year NFTE World Series of Innovation.
Mastercard Financial Education Challenge - 2022
The Challenge: Design a solution to promote, educate, or increase access to financial literacy in your community.
- First Place: Project Radha , advances SDG 4 by developing financial literacy workshops and resources for underprivileged teens in India. Developed by 16-year-old Vikashini Sundar, 16-year-old Shivani VN Dogiparthi, and 16-year-old Tanish Hinduja from Inventure Academy in India. See their video here.
- Second Place: $amigo, advances SDG 4 by designing an interactive video game that helps young adults gain financial awareness by simulating real-world financial situations. Developed by 14-year-old Poojha Suresh Kumar and 14-year-old Aanjuli Das from Irvington High School in California. See their video here.
- Third Place: PocketPal, advances SDG 4 by creating an online platform with plug-and-play lessons for educators that teach young people financial basics. Developed by 16-year-old Anish Madireddy, 17-year-old Justin Wang, 17-year-old Shaomin Kee, and 16-year-old Hanming Sun from Lambert High School in Georgia. See their video here.
- Bread & Dough, advances SDG 4 by launching a nonprofit that offers video game financial competitions for scholarship prizes. Developed by a 17-year-old Ashley Liang, 17-year-old Carmen Ng, and 17-year-old Martin Chi Luu from Abraham Lincoln High School in California.
- CredX, advances SDG 4 by creating a gamified financial literacy platform that offers engaging and informative financial education on topics. Developed by 15-year-old Abhinav Gorrepati from Silver Creek High School in California. See their video here.
- Dependable DeFi, advances SDG 4 by developing a series of curricula which provides education on crypto wallets. Developed by 19-year-old Robin Ye and 19-year-old Bryan Ng Wee Lok from Singapore. See their video here.
- Dhoondo, advances SDG 4 by connecting a community of social workers that uses existing governmental infrastructures to bolster financial literacy in under resourced communities. Developed by 16-year-old Parth Bansal from The Shri Ram School in India. See their video here.
- EduMaster, advances SDG 4 by designing financial literacy learning packages for underprivileged women. Developed by 14-year-old Aditi Madhukar Dhakappa The International School Bangalore in India. See their video here.
- FEST+, advances SDG 4 by launching an education service camp that promotes the ideas of financial education to teenagers. Developed by 15-year-old Angel Chew, 15-year-old Nina Chang, and 15-year-old Winnie Lo from Kang Chiao International School in Taiwan. See their video here.
- Mi Rico Tio, advances SDG 4 by developing a mobile app to provide Spanish-language financial assistance to Hispanic immigrant families. Developed by 14-year-old Paul Fuller from Coral Gables Senior High School in Florida. See their video here.
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Use emerging technologies to make transportation more efficient
15 Life on landBMO Biodiversity Challenge
Conserve, protect, or restore wildlife ecosystems
8 Decent work and economic growthCiti Foundation Skills for Success Challenge
Promote access to skills development and employment training for disadvantaged youth
16 Peace, justice and strong institutionsEY Inclusive AI Challenge
Utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and entrepreneurship to create inclusive communities.
3 Good health and wellbeingMetLife Foundation Good Health and Well-Being Challenge
Promote high quality access to physical and/or mental wellbeing in your community
13 Climate actionZuora Subscription Economy Challenge
Advance sustainability through innovation in the Subscription Economy