TechChange and Amani Institute Growth Prize
1) 3 innovators will receive a full scholarship for the online course “Technology, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship”. Each scholarship is worth $495.
2) 3 additional innovators will receive the reduced price of $445 for the course (a 10% discount)
Open to everyone
September 17, 2012
about the funder:
Amani Institute: http://www.amaniinstitute.org
TechChange delivers online certificate courses to individuals and organizations, preparing them to apply technology effectively and appropriately in response to global challenges. The Amani Institute is creating new education models to better prepare future professionals for careers in social changemaking.
Congratulations to Labour Connect, the NO LABEL PROJECT, and Art Over Wheels, the winners of full scholarships for the first-ever online certificate course on social entrepreneurship and technology, offered jointly by the Amani Institute and TechChange.
Additional congratulations go to the runners-up, who will receive a discounted rate of admission to the course. The three runners-up are Building A Classroom for Quality Education, Partnering for Vocation and Engagement, and ECOpavement.
The winners and runners-up represent a diverse range of ideas, from reducing unemployment to improving education quality to sustainability. They receive this award at different stages in their growth – some are well-established endeavors and others are just at the launch stage. Yet, they are all promising new innovations that have the potential to make a difference in our lives and how we live.
What have they won? “Technology, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship” is a four-week online professional development certificate course will explore how entrepreneurs and organizations have used technology to solve intractable social and economic problems. It will also provide training in tools and platforms such as social media, community building applications, customer relations software (CRM), and DIY web development tools to enhance the impact of your social enterprise. Participants can expect a hands-on, dynamic and practical learning environment with a number of real-world examples and case studies. Read more about the course and reserve your spot today.
We thank all those who entered the competition and look forward to working with the winners and runners-up.
full prize details:
Prize Opportunity: Over $1600 worth of scholarships and discounts for the first-ever online certificate course on the role of technology in social entrepreneurship. Click here to read more about the course description and contents.
Criteria: Open to everyone. Answering the “optional” question in the application will be viewed favorably.