is partnering with Ashoka Changemakers
and General Electric in a brand new initiative called, "Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic Equality in MENA
". We believe that there is a multiplier effect of investing in women. Empowering women economically not only contributes to economic growth, but also enhances the wellbeing and resilience of societies as a whole.
The Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic Equality in MENA
online competition is looking for innovations that enable the full economic participation of women. The competition opens for entries on August 21st, 2013, offering three prizes of $25,000 each to the most innovative solutions. Visit the contest online until November 6th
to enter your own idea or to nominate a leading social innovator.
On October 22, join us in a special Twitter Chat, which will announce 2 of the early entry prize winners. Details of the chat are as follows:
Follow #womenWork hashtag on Twitter to receive updates about the competition.