Congratulations Code for Change winners!
Congratulations to all the teams who entered and to all the challengers who participated!
Grand Prize: CERT Mobile App, solution to the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) challenge. CERT Mobile is an easy-to-use app to help facilitate communication and information exchange among volunteer emergency responders in the immediate wake of a disaster. Team members: Aaron Pelzer, Panela Leung, and Jacqueline Gordon.
Change Prize: VoteScope, solution to the NYC Campaign Finance Board - Voter Assistance Advisory Committee challenge. VoteScope app provides citizens with the information to engage with the democratic process, and fosters higher voter participation in elections. Team members: Jeremy Baron, Valentina Camacho, Sarah Davidson, Maria Rabinovich, Nathan Storey, Rene Yap.
Promise Prize: FloatingPin, solution to the CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development challenge. FloatingPin is a virtual campus bulletin board that enables students to exchange, rather than buy, textbooks – and defrays their higher-education costs. Team members: Kiran Koduru, Amit Lama, Panela Leung, Raju Maharjan, Milan Shrestha.
Popular Choice Prize: Bookmark’d, solution to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship challenge. Bookmark’d is a new platform enabling middle and high school students to write and share their own book reviews with one another, and creating a space for online reader discussion groups about literature. Team members: Yangbo Du, Panela Leung, Meera Ravi, Becky Scott, Kevin Shi.
Code for Change will be following up with networking and opportunities with all teams regardless of their outcome.
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