Monday, May 16th, 2011...2:33 pm

Ebay and Ashoka’s Changemakers Competition, Powering Economic Opportunity, Creating a World that Works

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Changemakers and eBay Foundation invite you to participate in an 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 partnerse 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 restrictive job markets
  • Disruptive innovations in job creation or skills building
  • Connections between local entrepreneurs and global markets
  • Systems to promote awareness of job opportunities.

Entry forms must be completed in their entirety and submitted by June 15, 2011.

To learn more about the competition and access an entry form please go to: Powering Economic Opportunities

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