Jukko - Meaningful Engagement on Mobile
"Our biggest desire was to show the world that they could all be a part of changing children’s lives… That’s when we decided to develop Jukko” - Elizabeth Sarquis, founder of Jukko
About Elizabeth Sarquis:
Elizabeth Sarquis is the founder and CEO of Jukko, the first ever mobile discovery platform designed to foster positive social impact. She is also the CEO and founder of Global Gaming Initiative. Elizabeth has worked extensively with United Way, the National Eating Disorders Association, Park Nicollet Health Services, and others to advocate solutions to youth diseases, disorders, and systemic impediments to positive growth. Elizabeth holds degrees in political science and human physiology, as well as a master’s degree in child development from the University of Minnesota. Global Gaming Initiative’s first game, Sidekick Cycle, an addictive, downhill cycling racing title, launched in 2013 and benefits both World Bicycle Relief and Free Bikes for Kids. Their second game, Winning Kick, is a single-player soccer game where 50% of proceeds will go to providing soccer balls to impoverished children across the developing world through nonprofit partner Charity Ball.