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Moonshot Idea

  1. Personalized tour of the Matunuck Oyster Bar Organic Farms and Sustainable Oyster Beds
  2. Opportunity to pitch to the Incubator Director at Social Enterprise Greenhouse 
  3. 1×1 mentorship with keynote speaker, Arnell Milhouse at Brown University
  4. Invitation to participate in Brown University Collaboration with Arnell Milhouse


  • Peter Muhitch – Exeter-West Greenwich
  • Ellie Rusk – Exeter-West Greenwich
  • Dana Allababidi – Exeter-West Greenwich
  • Samantha Canvel – Exeter – West Greenwich
  • Santino Izzy- RHCD

Global Impact

  1. Kayak the Woonasquatucket River Watershed 
  2. Opportunity to prototype idea at Fab Newport Maker Space
  3. Tour of the Narragansett Bay Commission Science Labs
  4. Invitation to participate in Brown University Collaboration with Arnell Milhouse


  • Ben Liebermensch – RHCD
  • Jacob Snyder – RHCD
  • Lily Kutcher – RHCD
  • Troy Johnson – RHDCD

Best Pitch

  1. Behind the scenes Save the Bay Tour of the Exploration Center with Lead aquarium Biologist
  2. Pitch to researchers at Brown University researchers in sustainability with Arnell Milhouse
  3. Possible Internships with Hack for Global Good Partnership organizations


  • Chris Teng – East Greenwich HS
  • Andrew Yang – East Greenwnich HS
  • Andy Babb – East Greenwich HS
  • Alan Zhang – East Greenwich HS
  • Matt Tactacan – East Greenwich HS
  • Omayra Corporan – Hope High School
  • Lydia Osagie – Hope High School

2019 Sponsors

2019 Keynote Speakers

Arnell Milhouse
Brown University
Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship

Founder: IntraCity Geeks
Founder: Career Devs

Richard Vevers
The Ocean Agency

Cortlandt Meyerson
Rocky Hill Country Day School Class of  ‘20
Founder, Hack for Global Good

Ben Pogacar
Rocky Hill Country Day School Class of  ‘20
Founder, Hack for Global Good

Meg Stowe
Director of Innovation, Rocky Hill Country Day School

Susan Fonseca-Lanham
Global Impact Adviser, Rocky Hill Country Day School

Pollution is one of the United Nations Global Challenges. Pollution may cause disease, allergies, and harm humans, animals, food crop and the environment. Rhode Island’s next generation is stepping up to discover innovative solutions to reduce local and global causes of Pollution.

2019 Mentors

Hannah Chung

Jim Pontarelli
PresidentRDW Group

Cynthia Morissette
Environmental Education SpecialistNarragansett Bay Commission

Anessa Petteruti
Hack@Brown, Brown University

Arnell Milhouse
Entrepreneur-in-ResidenceBrown University

Chris Savoia
Robotics EngineerUniversal Robots

Micah Reyes
Founder Outradius Design EngineerXimedica

Chris Sanacore
Innovation SpecialistProvidence Public School Dept.

Ellie Mowry

Owen Placido
Coastal FellowUniversity of Rhode Island

Jeff Ellis
Oceanographic StudiesWoods Hole Oceanographic Inst./Saudi Aramco, Retired

Kristie Stark
Creative DirectorRocky Hill Country Day School / Stark Group

Jodie Woodruff
Director of EntrepreneurshipThe Met School

Marco Cross

Steve Heath
FounderFab Newport

Stephanie Roach
Programs DirectorThe Ocean Agency

Kerry Britt
EngineerNarragansett Bay Commission

Keith Ranaldi
Master of Product InnovationFab Newport

Delaney Fisher
Coastal Environmental FellowUniversity of Rhode Island

Jimmy Proulx
Operations SupervisorField’s Point Water Treatment Facility

Eric Bogosian
Operations SupervisorField’s Point Water Treatment Facility

Teagan Lehrmann
Program ConsultantDesignxRI

Lauren Savoia
21st Century Art DirectorBoys and Girls Club of Greater New Bedford

Jessica Hanley
Plant Sciences/SustainabilityUinversity of Rhode Island

Justin Bristol

Brandon Lane
Program ManagerThe Met Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2019 Partners



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