Transformers 2021


Virtual competition from TALTransformers – a youth philanthropy and social entrepreneurship initiative of Touch-A-Life Foundation – a nonprofit organization that is focused on creating social impact using digital platforms.

  • For Youth – Age Up to 22 Years
  • Participation is free and is virtual

When young minds innovate for good, the world wins!


The goal of this global competition is to engage, educate and empower youth to find creative and sustainable social enterprise solutions to solve global and local social issues. The program encourages participating teams to submit their innovative ideas on the themes related to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations.

  1. Challenge theme is on 17 SDGs defined by the UN for building a better tomorrow. Educate our youth the UN Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) focused on people, planet, peace and prosperity to create a better world for all.
  2. Create your own social enterprise. Identify an opportunity aligned with SDGs to impact an underserved group in the local community with social enterprise – advocacy, philanthropy or business
  3. Get skilled on social enterprise digital frameworks. Get access to social innovation tools – TALGiving digital philanthropy, TALRadio and TALMedia digital advocacy, TAL Social Enterprise Canvas
  4. Submit your social innovation solution, Fill up the canvas, submit your elevator pitch video, submit your 15-slide pitch slide deck .
  5. Get access to mentors Learn from TALLeaders experienced social entrepreneurs and change makers.
  6. Finalists present at TALTransformers PitchFest Pitch to a panel of leading non-profit leaders, academic experts and social impact venture capitalists.
17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Finalists and Winners of TRANSFORMERS 2021

Global Participants


  • San José Unified School District
  • Palo Alto Unified School District
  • East Side Union High School District
  • Tesla STEM High School
  • Eastlake High School
  • Santa Clara Unified School District
  • Vishwa Vidyapeeth
  • The Shri Ram Universal School
  • Oakridge International School
  • Anantha Lakshmi International School
  • Epistemo Vikas Leadership School
  • International Delhi Public School
  • ABODE Montessori and Multiple Intelligence school
  • Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati
  • HEAL Paradise
  • Yogi Vemana University
  • Prakasam Engineering College
  • Sri Vishnu Educational Society
  • Chaitanya Bharathi Institute Of Technology
  • K L Deemed to be University
  • B V Raju Institute of Technology
  • Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Kakatiya University
  • Centennial High School
  • MNR Educational Trust
  • St. Ann's High School
  • Bhashyam Educational Institutions
  • CHIREC International
  • Anantha Lakshmi Institute of Technology & Science
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth
  • Velammal Engineering College
  • Government Polytechnic,Osmanabad
  • Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust (PCET)
  • PSG Polytechnic College
  • Sugaradhana
  • Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women
  • Vignan's Institute of Information Technology (VIIT)
  • VIVA Institute of Technology
  • Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering
  • VIT
  • Stargate School
  • Curl
  • D.N.R. College of Engineering & Technology
  • Gudlavalleru Engineering College
  • Innovative Kids
  • Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology
  • National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • PACE Institute Of Technology & Sciences
  • RVR & JCCE
  • Stillwater Area High School
  • Sri Sairam Engineering College
  • Sai Vidya Institute of Technology
  • Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology
  • Sir C.R.Reddy College of Engineering
  • SND College of Engineering & Research Center
  • Ashoka School of Business
  • University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE)
  • Woxsen University
  • ACE Engineering College
  • Amrita School of Engineering
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Bharathiar University
  • CET, Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh University
  • Heritage Institute of Technology
  • HMR Institute of Technology & Management
  • ICFAI University
  • ICFAI Law School
  • Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology
  • MVJ College of Engineering
  • National Institute of Technology
  • PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology
  • Raghu Educational Institutions
  • Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology
  • Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology
  • Aditya Educational Institutions
  • Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
  • Canara Engineering College (CEC)
  • Chaitanya Engineering College
  • Galgotias University
  • G.Pullaiah College of Engineering and Technology
  • HKBK Group of Institutions
  • Indra Ganesan College of Engineering
  • J D College of Engineering and Management
  • Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya
  • KDK College of Engineering
  • Lovely Professional University
  • Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology
  • Malla Reddy Engineering College
  • Nehru Group of Institutions
  • Shadan College of Engineering and Technology
  • Sinhgad Group of Educational Institutes
  • Sri Mittapalli College of Engineering and Technology
  • Sree Vahini Institute of Science & Technology
  • Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology
  • SRKR Engineering College
  • Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology

Judges, Advisors and Partners


Non-profit Organizations


Awards and Recognitions

  • Global Award

    Global Award

    Top innovative winning proposals will be awarded Transformer of the Year 2021 and seed funding.

  • Recognition


    Finalists will be featured on TALTransformers webpage as Touch-A-Life young social innovators.

  • Certificate


    All participants will receive ISF TALTRANSFORMERS 2021 Certificate of Participation.


About TALTransformers

TALTransformers is a youth philanthropy and social entrepreneurship virtual accelerator program encouraging young leaders to solve real-world problems.

About Touch-A-Life Foundation

The Touch-A-Life Foundation is a non-profit organization connecting those in need, with those willing to give.