Presented by The Allstate Foundation

Student Impact Challenge

Mar 6, 2024

11:30am – 1:00pm CT

The Student Impact Challenge celebrates student achievement and agency in solving the most pressing social, economic, and environmental challenges by providing a platform for high school students to showcase their innovative ideas. Selected finalists will pitch their idea in front of a panel of judges and live audience.

2024 Finalists:
Clore // Mountain View, California
Faça Parte (Be A Part) // São Paulo, Brazil
Girley // New York, New York
ReAlign // Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
STEM IT // Frisco, Texas
A Sustainable Future // Rockaway, New Jersey

The Student Impact Challenge and announcement of the Student Impact Award winner will be hosted by Averie Bishop, Miss Texas 2022, lawyer, and advocate. The live competition will be judged by Sabari Raja, Managing Partner at JFFVentures, Greg Weatherford, Program Officer of Youth Empowerment at The Allstate Foundation, Ehsan Zaffar, Executive Director at The Difference Engine, and Zoë Jenkins, Senior Advisor of the Kentucky Student Voice Team.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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photo of Zoe Jenkins
Zoe Jenkins

Kentucky Student Voice Team

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Sabari Raja

JFF Ventures

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Greg Weatherford

The Allstate Foundation

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Ehsan Zaffar

The Difference Engine