Khalid Al-Khudair is promoting employment opportunities for women in the Saudi Arabia though the use of online platforms that connect employers to qualified women looking for work.
Carnegie Corporation of New York, Opportunity Equation, and Ashoka Changemakers launched the Partnering for Excellence collaborative competition to find innovative approaches to inspiring STEM-rich learning in our classrooms by connecting students with STEM professionals.
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Winners Announced! The three winners will each receive a prize of US$5,000 from Ashoka Changemakers, and will be invited to participate in a collaboration workshop with Ashoka’s Changemakers and ExxonMobil during summer/fall 2010.
You may continue to read and comment on all entries. As always, we welcome your feedback.
When it comes to genetic food engineering, claims are often made about farmers ability and interest to adapt. And how about vitamin-rich rice? ... Are these realities or misrepresentations? Tell us what you think here
[Also check out our GMO Risk or Rescue competition. Share your idea or initiative to get noticed and to be eligible for various prizes. Submit your entry by October 21, 2009.]
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Entrepreneurs, inventors, engineers, and others who use technologies to improve their society, open new markets, and encourage the invention or adaptation of technologies designed for everyone - not just the world’s wealthiest consumers.
Be sure to visit our AshokaTech Blog too: tech.ashoka.org
While most of us dread filing our taxes, there's something to cheer about this year: cash-strapped taxpayers now have an easier path to their refunds. Free tax preparation software, based on an H&R Block professional product, is being given away by more than 90 United Way affiliates nationwide to anyone earning $56,000 or less annually.