Monday, May 16, 2011
COMPETITION: Powering Economic Opportunity: Create a World that Works
Changemakers and eBay Foundation invite you to participate in their international competition: Powering Economic Opportunity: Create a World that Works.
This competition seeks market-based innovations that are developing employment opportunities for vulnerable populations. The best entries will be those that have demonstrated impact, are prepared to scale-up, and have sought partners to expand their reach. The top five solutions will each win US $50,000. Selected entries will have the opportunity to establish a longer term partnership with eBay Foundation. Winning solutions may include those that create:
- Increased access to restricted job markets;
- Disruptive innovations in job creation or skills building;
- Connections between local entrepreneurs and global markets;
- Systems to promote awareness of job opportunities.
Deadline for ideas: June 15, 2011