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ChangeX Education

Games, curriculum & social impact competitions to fuel 21st century learning.

What We Do:

Our curriculum and platform connect young changemakers ages 13-24 with training in key 21st century skills and the support networks they need to build powerful social impact careers.


Our flagship project is a mobile platform for running social impact competitions. Our app coaches teens and young adults in design thinking and technical skill-building as they take on major world challenges.

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Other Work:

ChangeMaker Academy

ChangeMaker Academy

We’re reimagining high school for the 21st century with a focus on social entrepreneurship and technical skill building.

Open Education

Open Education Toolkits & Professional Development

We create open education toolkits, infographics and other resources to help teachers bring design and social entrepreneurship into their classrooms.


Youth Civic Hackathons

We ran San Francisco’s first youth civic hackathon and love helping organizations bring this fun and engaging activity to students.


The ChangeX Education team have traveled the world building innovative programs from Silicon Valley to Lebanon. How can we help you prepare your students for 21st century success?

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  • I was able to meet many fellow youth all sharing the passion to create new things. In the process, I learned that technology and communication go hand-in-hand. Finally, I was able to improve my hand at laser cutting and 3D modeling, things that I’ve never pictured myself doing.Youth Civic Hackathon participant, January 2015
  • I loved the end result of the idea my group had. It was fun working with all the coaches. It was also my very first Hackathon so it was an amazing introduction to them.Brenda, Youth Civic Hackathon participant, January 2015

Get Involved!

We are building a rabbit hole into a world where everyone has equal opportunity to learn, practice and profit from the most relevant skills for tomorrow’s economy.

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Why Change?

Only the jobs of innovators and entrepreneurs will be immune to outsourcing or automation in the new global knowledge economy.Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
After two years of college, nearly half of all students were no more skillful than when they began their studies, and fully on-third showed no gains after four years.2011 University of Chicago study
95% of [survey] respondents believe innovation is the main lever for a more competitive national economy.2011 survey of CEOs by GE
In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives. It’s how we make a living. We need to outinnovate, outeducation and outbuild the rest of the world.President Barack Obama
“With well-designed pedagogy, we can empower kids with critical skills and help them turn passions into decisive life advantages. The role of education is no longer to teach content, but to help our children learn—in a world that rewards the innovative and punishes the formulaic…Now, adults need to be able to ask great questions, critically analyze information, form independent opinions, collaborate, and communicate effectively. These are the skills essential for both career and citizenship.” Tony Wagner

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