Organized annually, the ‘Be The Change’ (BTC) celebration provides our young superheroes from across the world a platform to showcase their stories of change. The celebration honors and recognises these young agents of change for their courage and determination to change the world around them. Starting in 2012 in India, this celebration has traveled across the world spreading its magic in Mexico, China, Spain, Taiwan, Rome(Italy), Singapore, Brazil and this year in 2022 for the first time it will be held in two regions- Malaysia and Uruguay.

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Be The Change Celebration, 2021

On 10th December, 28 stories of change from 5 continents inspired one and all at the virtual BTC Brazil 2021 which premiered via YouTube. 'Let's Dream Together' as the theme, the DFC Brazil team showcased the first inclusive BTC - making the day all the more special. In addition to simultaneous broadcast in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, audio descriptions, subtitles, and sign languages were included for viewers with visual or auditory impairments.



  • Glimpses in spanish

  • Glimpses in Portuguse


Be The Change Celebration, 2022

The Be The Change global celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia took place on 20-21 November 2022. With the theme Happy People, Happy Planet: Designing a happier future together, this 4 day fun-filled and eventful celebration brought together 450 participants (children, teachers, parents, partners and general public) from 16+ countries came together to celebrate the "I CAN" spirit. This milestone occasion, organised together with DFC Uruguay and DFC global, featured 23 inspiring student showcases, 6 Fireside chats, 6 x masterclasses for adults, 8 x workshops for kids, cultural performances, and 2 x immersion trips.

More than 400 people attended the BTC 2022 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Design for Change delegations from India, Israel, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay participated in Be The Change Celebration in Uruguay.