Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Nike GameChangers Finalists

Earlier this year I featured this contest here and now the voting period has begun. Ashoka’s Changemakers and Nike have selected 13 finalists for special recognition in their GameChangers: Change the Game for Women in Sport competition. They received over 400 entries from 50 countries and now you have a chance to vote for your favorites! Winners will receive $5000 (US) for their project. Please vote for the 3 initiatives you like best by April 15th and please encourage your network to support these projects by voting online here

The Finalists are:

· 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking, Nepal

· Adapted Physical Activity International Development, France

· Back of my Feet, United States

· Boxgirls International, Kenya

· Bpeace, Afghanistan

· Give to Colombia, Colombia

· Kolkata Sanved, India

· Moving the Goalposts, Kenya

· Oregon Health & Science University, United States

· Partners of the Americas, Brazil

· Team-Up for Youth, United States

· The Cambodian National Volleyball League, Cambodia

· Women Without Borders, India

Learn more about these social innovations here. They also have a YouTube channel.

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