Mexico City, Mexico

PolicyHack: A Closer Look

Date

Jun 21, 2018

Location

Mexico City, Mexico

Winning Team

  • • Jose Alfredo Cruz Sanchez
  • • Vanessa Garcia Gonzalez
  • • Marlen Gonzalez Cayo
  • • Julio Cesar Rios Velazquez
  • • Mayte Huitron Narciso
  • • Anahi Sanches Lopez

Judges

  • • Juan Francisco Aguilar, General Director and Vice President of the Commercial Segment of Dell EMC México
  • • Alejandro Villanueva, Director of Education and Entrepreneurship of Fundación Televisa
  • • Ana Lidia Franzoni Velázquez, Director of ITAM's Computer Engineering Program
  • • Úrsula Quijano, Director of Strategy and Impact of Victoria147
  • • Claret Uribe, Co-founder of bebe2go.com and Winner of the Dell PolicyHack 2017

Challenge

In collaboration with government officials and NGOs, Dell announced the creation of EmprendeHéroes, a new program established in eight public schools where students learned about entrepreneurship, business and innovation. In July, using the skills learned from the EmprendeHéroes program, students participated in their own Dell PolicyHack, coming up with solutions that can be used in both the public and private sectors.

Winning Idea

The winning team, composed of majority girls, proposed a Mazahua-Spanish translation app to address the loss of the local native language with youth.

Partner

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