Eli Wachs

Eli Wachs is a High School social entrepreneur who started High School HeroesX to provide high school students a platform to effect meaningful change in their communities through crowd-sourced innovation. It currently has seven challenges in development, from Philadelphia to Beijing, tackling issues such as low high school graduation rates, teen mental health, and food safety. Wachs was one of two high school students selected to attend the inaugural Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, is a member of his school's Cum Laude chapter, was a National Geographic Your World in Focus teen change-maker finalist and Peoples Choice Award winner, was one of the leaders of the first ever XPrize Teen Visioneering in 2015, and is the YSA Youth Ambassador for the state of Pennsylvania for 2015-2016. He has been featured on NBC, CBS, Huffington Post and Forbes.