Gen: Change

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Last month, HuffPost Teen shared amazing, inspiring and moving stories from the 25 most powerful and influential young people
Robogals aims to get girls interested in engineering and technology tertiary studies and careers. Our primary activity is running robotics workshops for girls, while explaining what engineering is.
In many rural areas in Rwanda, women have been excluded from the decision-making processes affecting their lives, families and communities, and they are forced to accept prevailing social attitudes.
Four million people will die annually from intestinal diseases because of a lack of access to soap and clean water. While we take soap for granted, it's a luxury that's out-of-reach for many across the world.
I was watching the news when I heard the story of a soldier returning from Iraq with an almost $8,000 phone bill. How could a man who was serving his country not be able to call his family for free?
One day in seventh grade, I noticed the inefficient design of school buses. Then it hit me! Why not build a shield to retrofit buses by redirecting the airflow to decrease drag and increase gas mileage?
We're going through a second civil rights movement. Now, we've switched our attention from "negroes" and "whites" to "gays" and "straights."
It was my eight-year-old brother Jackson who truly inspired me. As he described his love for the outdoors, I realized that it was essential to save our precious resources for kids like him, and for me.
We Care Act has engaged over 20,000 people from 17 countries and helped over 14,000 kids recover from natural disasters. Through my work, I've realized that service is power.
I have given my international friends a reason to come to Uganda to spread peace and love. We put up a medical center with our bare hands, and the community's help, in a period of nine months.
FUNDaFIELD's soccer fields have the greatest impact on kids in areas that have recently undergone conflict or some sort of traumatic experience. It amazes me how soccer can break down barriers.
By age 10, I already had my sights set on changing the world. I came together with my friends to start a community service team with the goal of aiding the community and environment at the same time.
Following research on how technology could be used to improve the lifestyles of disabled people, I discovered that this technology was not accessible for millions of people around the world.
I might be a dreamer, but a person without dreams and ambition is just breathing, and life is more than oxygen. We are here to achieve our dreams: a green planet and a place of the " global dream."
The moment my passion found me, I was 11 years old and on the beach in Florida. I saw yellow stakes in the sand where sea turtles had nested. Since that day, I've been working on sea turtle conservation.
My sisters and I wanted to help, so we researched malaria and learned that it kills one child every 30 seconds. It was terrible to realize that children were suffering and dying from a preventable disease.
One day I realized that producing and creating technology was my passion, and I decided to change the world through my actions.
I was unable to find any organization that would build computer labs in interdependent living facilities and teach seniors how to become digitally literate. So then, I took a risk.
To solve 21st-century problems like poverty, global warming, homelessness and economic crises, young people need to work together. Teamwork and unity are built when people share common goals.