Team Alpha Wolf noticed a lack of resources for teens questioning their sexuality. They created Spectrum, an app that provides a network for the LGBTQIA+ community looking for a safe support system.
Harshita & Xyla (pictured) created Parihug, a wifi-enabled teddy bear that lets users send long distance hugs. When a bear is hugged, analog sensors alert the bear to send a signal to its mate.
PraisePop creators found only 11% of students felt like part of a “very kind community.” They wanted people to see positivity around them, so they made an app that allows users to post compliments.
After feeling frustrated by the lack of volunteer opportunities available to teens, Meera, Shreya and Leslie built Instakarma to connect volunteers to small tasks and service events in their community.
Kaya loves to read but was disappointed with the lack of books that were relatable to her. Kaya created the app We Read Too to help people of color to find books about and written by people of color.