SOCAP19 Social Entrepreneur Scholarship

Over 130+ of the world’s most innovative social entrepreneurs will be coming to SOCAP19! We are pleased to announce the names of all of the ventures that were selected to receive Social Entrepreneur Scholarships to this year’s flagship SOCAP conference:

Aaron Palm Appetite for Change United States
Abraham Abramovitz Doktuz Peru
Adriana Torresan Lupn United States
Alan Chanda Dytech Limited Zambia
Amanda DoAmaral Fiveable United States
Amanda Fata Care 2 Communities United States
Amy Chou AI4ALL United States
Andrew Hirsh Olive Branch Pictures United States
Andrew Weaver SHOPINV United States
Ankita Joshi Acorn United States
Anne Rweyora Smart Havens Africa Uganda
Antonio Dixon SolarFi United States
Asher Hasan doctHERs Pakistan
Ashley King-Bischof Annona, PBC United States
Ben Lakey Mitt Wearables United Kingdom
Bhuwan KC ecoprise Nepal
Bill Levey NAECO United States
Brandon Welch Mad Agriculture United States
Bree Jones Parity United States
Chris Czerwonka Mosabi Sierra Leone
Damilola Emuze ScholarX Nigeria
Daniel Weisfield Three Pillar Communities United States
Dave Koken Lokal United States
Debbie Ajei-Godson Farminista Africa Ghana
Demetrio Santander Waykana Guayusa / Jumandipro S.A. Ecuador
Derek Gallo Awí Earth Guardian Superfoods Brazil
Donna Childs Prisere United States
Donte Miller Village Micro Fund United States
Drakshan Khan Purple Impression United States
Dulma Clark Soul of Africa United Kingdom
Emilian Popa Ilara Health Kenya
Emilie Röell Doh Eain Myanmar
Erica Plybeah MedHaul United States
Erik Forman Independent Drivers Guild United States
Felicity Conrad Paladin United States
Francesco Piazzesi Échale a tu casa Mexico
Gabriela Hernandez salauno Mexico
Gary Skulnik Neighborhood Sun United States
Georges Bitar Live Love Recycle Lebanon
Gideon Laux Empower Energy India
Gizella Greene SuperFoods Ecuador Ecuador
Hadiyah Mujhid HBCUvc United States
Hernann Zabala Naoumov EnerGea Bolivia
Hilda Vega The Power Up Fund United States
Idopise Essien Seteiye Integrated Services Nigeria
Japheth Kawanguzi The Innovation Village Uganda
Javier Graterol Cuantix Chile
Jessica Eting Flourish United States
Jill Bamburg Fifty by Fifty United States
Jitendra Sinha SAI Sustainable Agro India
John Ntonta Kadiwaku Family Foundation United States
Jonathan Levine Folia Water Mexico
Jorge Cueto Prison Art Mexico
Julio Alvarez Promesa Mexico
Kat Nouri Stasher United States
Kate Landry Build Change Bank Philippines
Kate Muwoki Kiron Open Higher Education Germany
Katherine Clayton OmniVis United States
Katia Hardgrave Turbodega Canada
Katie Taylor Khethworks India
Khizr Imran Tajammul Jaan Pakistan Pakistan
Kobe Nagar 374Water United States
Kristian Krugman SOULMUCH United States
Lawrence Lewis OneFeather United States
Lori Most Binary Bridge United States
Luis Santiago PEGASI Chile
Manas Rath Blue Water Company Iraq
Marco Ferrario mHS CITY LAB Italy
Maria Yuan IssueVoter United States
Mavis Nduchwa Chabana Farms Botswana
Mia Bowyer Plastics for Change India
Michael Lombardo BookNook United States
Michael Lwin Koe Koe Tech Myanmar
Miguel Sagastume Amigos de la Aldea Guatemala
Mohammed Firwana GGateway Palestine
Mursal Hedayat Chatterbox Portugal
Mustafa Nuur Bridge United States
Nasreen Ali Mohamed Cherehani Africa Kenya
Natalie Miller SOIL Haiti
Nivi Sharma BRCK Kenya
Nkenge Yasin Learning How Child Development Center United States
Noeline Kirabo Kyusa Uganda
Nora Joseph RADIKAL Haiti
Nsika Masondo National Stokvel Association of South Africa (NASASA) South Africa
Obinna Echendu Mustard Seed Empowerment Initiative Nigeria
Okey Esse Peachwater Consulting Nigeria
Oliver Cushing RightsDD United Kingdom
Olivier Ceberio Resolute Marine United States
Pamela Barba Vamos Ladies United States
Patricia Lopez NotesFirst United States
Patricia Maldonado Nanay Bolivia
Paul Winkel PowerMundo Peru
Peter Sacco Adelante Shoe Co. United States
Petra Wunschova Centrum LOCIKA Czech Republic
Philip Kao Appleseed United States
Philip Teverow Yolele Foods United States
Pilar Martinez Cosecha Partner Nicaragua
Pipo Reiser Sinba Peru
Pooja Rai Anthill Creations India
Pratap Kumar Health-E-Net Kenya
Priscilla Pamela Verastegui Sierra Sustainable Fishery Trade Peru
Rahul Noble Singh Rangsutra Crafts India India
Raphael Mazet Alice United Kingdom
Ravish Majithia Magnomer United States
Reginald Parker Optimal Solar United States
René Espinoza Lazarillo Chile
Sanchit Govil Lal10 India
Sanjoy Sengupta Destiny Foundation India
Sarah Shaw Sidekick Education United States
Sean Taylor The Harvest Alliance United States
Sebastian Salas Linchpin Chile
Sebastián Salinas Balloon Latam Chile
Seth Saeugling Rural Opportunity Institute United States
Shahd AlShehail Abadia Saudi Arabia
Shehzad Lokhandwallaa OKO Luxembourg
Shuchi Vyas GuestBox United States
Smarita Sengupta Destiny Foundation/Reflection India
Stephanie Geller MD Neighborhood Exchange United States
Sydney Gray Mama Maji United States
Tanay Tatum-Edwards FreeCap United States
Thomas Hampton Parallax Hearing Company United States
Tiasia OBrien Seam Social Labs United States
Tiphaine Boyer Ovio United States
Tracy Mendoza Declare United States
Tristan Ford VecTech United States
Vaibhav Lodha ftcash India
Vava Angwenyi Vava Coffee and Gente Del Futuro Kenya
Veronica Berry TruDiary United States
Victor Juarez TuConsejería Guatemala
Wambura Kimunyu Eneza Education Ghana Ghana
Yasmin Grigaliunas World’s Biggest Garage Sale Australia
Yessica Flores Kantaya Peru
Yulkendy Valdez Forefront United States
Yuta Nagano Spean Luy Cambodia
Zak Kaufman Amp Impact / Vera Solutions Switzerland
Zeyuan Jiang MotionECO United States
Zoe Welz Drovr United States

Local Impact, Global Reach

These outstanding social enterprises are based in over 30 countries and are creating impact in communities across the continents of Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, and South America–with a large contingent coming from Latin America to participate in programming in the LatAm Lounge @ SOCAP.

How to Meet the SOCAP19 Entrepreneurs

You can begin researching and connecting with these SOCAP19 Entrepreneur Scholarship recipients right now through Pathable, our official conference networking platform. The profiles of all Scholarship Entrepreneurs are flagged with purple badges. Whether you are looking for an investable opportunity that aligns with your vision for global change, a potential new supplier or partner, or an inspiring story of social enterprise in action,  Register for SOCAP19 to communicate with these entrepreneurs through Pathable or schedule meetings with them at the conference.

Apply for a Scholarship to SOCAP20

We received over 700 entrepreneur applications this year and are grateful to everyone who applied! If you were not selected this year, or if you missed the deadline, we encourage you to apply again next year. Subscribe to the SOCAP newsletter to receive advance notice of the application dates for the SOCAP20 Entrepreneur Scholarship program and to receive other important news about the impact space and SOCAP programming throughout the year.