IT Empowerment was conceived by Resolution Fellows Nick Fiore and Alex Merkovic-Orenstein as a means of providing low-cost IT solutions to primary schools. For their pilot project, they partnered with the Bukomero Primary School and the Marist Brothers of Byimana to outfit a computer lab that provides free IT training to hundreds of students.
GrowLanka's mission is to make post-disaster relief services more effective and efficient in the post civil war environment of northern Sri Lanka by connecting job opportunities to those who need it most.
Million Dollar Scholar is an education technology social venture, created by Resolution Fellow Derrius Quarles, that offers an instructive e-platform to help students win scholarships and avoid higher education debt. Million Dollar Scholar envisions a world in which peoples access to higher education is not limited by their economic circumstances.
Resolution Fellow Melissa Diamond will bring Applied Behavioral Analysis techniques to a family center in Jenin, West Bank, training mothers to deliver this important therapy to their children and also providing a support group for those mothers.
Resolution Fellows Liana Rosenman, Kristina Saffran and Ashley Tritt will create Project HEAL: Family Network, a network of supportive meetings, moderated by professional psychologists, for the families of young women suffering from eating disorders.
In order to reduce the vast amount of polystyrene foam degrading in landfills, Resolution Fellows Maryli Cheng, Jim Jin, Shilpa Mokshagundam, and Whitley O'Connor, are repurposing packing foam as filling for teddy bears.