Gender Parity and Equality in Education sub-challenge
The winner of Gender Parity and Equality in Education, the fifth sub-challenge on focus, was:
Mobile Partners in Education by Laura Blackheart (United States)
Mobile Partners in Education is a mobile application that pairs up girls in disadvantaged communities with an advantaged classroom (across the globe or close to home) with mobile technology. A girl who does not have the opportunity to access a good education can join her sponsor class through a mobile device via voice, video, text, and app.
One Honorable Mention was awarded by the jury: