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Women strive for economic equality in MENA

Ashoka Changemakers competition aims at gathering innovations for economic equality in the MENA region, under the slogan “Women Powering Work”.

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<p>General Electric and Ashoka Changemakers are calling for initiatives that enable women to achieve economic equality, strengthen their families and communities, and benefit equitably from economic growth. Three prizes, each totaling $25,000 in unrestricted funding, will be awarded to the winning entries.</p><br>
<p>The projects will be evaluated according to their innovation, social impact, and sustainability. The early entry deadline is on the 2nd of October 2013. Two early entries have the chance to win an additional $1,000.</p><br>
<p>The official online competition submission deadline is on the 6th of November 2013. </p><br>
<p>To submit your idea, click <a href="http://www.changemakers.com/getting_started" target=_blank>here</a>.</p><br>