Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World is back!
The call for pitches is now open! Make sure to submit your ideas as a 5-minute pitch video or one page written proposal at www.5minutesToChangetheWorld.org.
You can do your part — take action to empower women and girls and help inspire change.
Submit your life-changing idea to help women and girls in Asia/Pacific, Middle East or Africa attain a sustainable livelihood through entrepreneurship. The winning team gets a USD 25,000 Women’s Empowerment grant to support their existing women’s empowerment program.
Deadline for all submissions is 30-June 2012.
Source at https://www.youtube.com/user/ProjectInspire5mins
-The Project Inspire team
Project Inspire 2012 is a joint initiative between Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard Worldwide — with support from academic partner, INSEAD.
Project Inspire 2011 – Mony Pen is the Project Manager for the Cambodian Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS. A HIV+ person herself, Mony has devoted her life to helping women living with AIDS through education and outreach programmes in Cambodia. Through her work, she hopes to improve their quality of life, reduce public stigma and discrimination, and ensure access to treatment and care for all.