Meet the 2022 awardees

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World region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Yetunde Ayo Oyalowo
Founder, Market Doctors

Yetunde Ayo Oyalowo is the founder of Market Doctors, a social enterprise creating access to healthcare in the informal sector of Nigeria through mobile clinics and health posts in market locations. The informal sector makes up 75% of the population of Nigeria, and with a ratio of 1:5000 doctors to patients, it is imperative that the people of this sector receive treatment that is affordable and accessible. Market Doctors has visited 7,432 communities to reach 240,000 people, including conducting over 5,000 first-time medical consultations. They have also partnered with over 100 corporations and pharmaceutical companies to give their customers access to affordable drugs and medicine when needed.

Yetunde’s business supports the following SDGs:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG 17: Partnerships to Achieve the Goals

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World region: Asia-Pacific

Bharti Singh Chauhan
Founder and CEO, PraveenLata Sansthan & Carvers India Trades LLP

Bharti Singh Chauhan is the founder and CEO of PraveenLata Sansthan and Carvers India Trades LLP, a social enterprise in India whose mission is to benefit the social and economic transformation of girls and women by selling reusable sanitary pads made out of bamboo charcoal, while also promoting safe practices around periods in urban and rural communities. They have trained 301,384 women and girls on how to manage their periods safely and supported 15,457 with free pads under their Merapad Meri Saheli Program. Through this program, for every pad sold, there is a pad donated to support vulnerable girls and women helping them manage their periods with dignity.

Bharti’s business supports the following SDGs:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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World region: Greater Middle East and North Africa

Dina Abdul Majeed
Founder and CEO, 360Moms

Dina Abdul Majeed is the founder and CEO of 360Moms, an online platform that connects mothers around the world with certified experts, getting their questions answered on health challenges, child behavioral issues and working as a mother. They provide free articles and courses in Arabic and English as well as low-cost health consultations and a discount program to make medical services, such as hospital care and medical center services affordable to anyone. The company helps over 500,000 monthly users get answers to their everyday health challenges, helping them support their children’s health and wellbeing wherever they are.

Dina’s business supports the following SDGs:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being
SDG 5: Gender Equality

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World region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Priyanka Srinivas
Founder, The Live Green Co.

Priyanka Srinivas is the founder of The Live Green Co, a food tech company with the vision of accelerating the world’s transition to plant-only, healthy and sustainable food at scale using their proprietary technology. The technology, known as Charaka, blends ancestral wisdoms of plant nutrition with biotech and machine learning to replace the animal, synthetic and ultra-processed ingredients in food with 100% plant-only alternatives. As opposed to most food manufacturers relying on about 7,000 additives, Charaka aims to analyze and utilize the 450,000 plants and 10 million compounds nature offers.

Priyanka’s business supports the following SDGs:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

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World region: Europe, North America and other

Danielle J. Harris
Managing Director of Engagement and Innovation, Elemental Excelerator
United States

Danielle J. Harris is the managing director of engagement and innovation at Elemental Excelerator, an organization on a mission to redesign the systems at the root of climate change. Elemental has invested in 134 companies with new technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across energy, water, food and agriculture, transportation and waste. They have celebrated 20+ exits, funded 100+ projects and built a platform for scaling equitable, market-driven solutions to climate change. Additionally, Elemental invests in gathering community knowledge from nonprofits, community-based organizations, and government agencies, understanding that technology is only half the solution and that the communities in which these technologies are deployed make up the other half.

Danielle’s organization supports the following SDGs:
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
SDG 10: Reduced Inequality
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Meet the 2022 finalists

Business RegionNameBusiness NameCountry of Business Registration
Latin America and the CaribbeanLucía CollEposak FoundationVenezuela
Latin America and the CaribbeanPriyanka SrinivasThe Live Green CompanyChile
Latin America and the CaribbeanKaren CarvajalinoThe Biz NationColombia
Latin America and the CaribbeanDaniela AnciraLa CanaMexico
Latin America and the CaribbeanNora JosephRADIKALHaiti
Europe, North America and otherDanielle J. HarrisElemental ExceleratorUnited States of America
Europe, North America and otherSamantha Snabesre:3D IncUnited States of America
Europe, North America and otherAnu BidaniSTEM Minds CorpCanada
Europe, North America and otherGemma Galdon-ClavellEticas FoundationSpain
Europe, North America and otherAndrea BarberRatedPowerSpain
Greater MENAAfnan AliEureka Tech Education for kidsJordan
Greater MENAAia Abul-HajSOLVillionJordan
Greater MENADina Adbul Majeed360MomsJordan
Greater MENAAbeer AlbashitiLarimarJordan
Greater MENADina ShabibEtijah Coaching and ConsultingBahrain
Sub-Saharan AfricaFily KeitaAgrowomenMali
Sub-Saharan AfricaYetunde OyalowoMarket Doctors-Social EnterpriseNigeria
Sub-Saharan AfricaRahel BoonR&D Entrepreneurship and Outsourcing Center plcEthiopia
Sub-Saharan AfricaBlandine UmuziranengeKosmotiveRwanda
Sub-Saharan AfricaThokozani ChimasulaTac-Maz Sustainable VenturesMalawi
Asia-PacificClementine ChambonOorja Development SolutionsIndia
Asia-PacificFlorence Van DykeChia SistersNew Zealand
Asia-PacificNuraizah Shamsul BaharinMADCashMalaysia
Asia-PacificJill TangLadies Who TechChina
Asia-PacificPraveenLata SansthanPraveenLata Sansthan & CarversIndia Trades LLPIndia