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INSPIRING PROJECTS BY
INSPIRED PEOPLE

High School HeroesX

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highschoolheroesx.com

Eli Wachs

Bryn Mawr, PA | 18

2016 AWARD RECIPIENT

My greatest source of inspiration comes from knowing about the people whose lives we are working to improve.

High School HeroesX is a youth movement created with the belief that youth can change the world. The program hosts incentivized competitions by providing high school students with a platform to tackle issues facing their communities. High School HeroesX also provides an advisory board of experts to assist in these challenges, and resources to increase engagement from government officials. Projects range from narrowing the education gap with inner-city schools to launching a Beijing Food Safety Challenge. Since High School HeroesX’s inception in 2013, founder Eli Wachs has become a trailblazer in social entrepreneurship and mending broken communities, both at home and internationally, by inspiring his peers to solve social issues.