PRLog - Dec. 11, 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Agnite Education, American Digital University, Applications for Good, BluWorld, Datawind, Equal Access International and the United Nations Office for Partnerships are pleased to announce the global Apps to Empower competition to challenge apps developers to create apps that empower young women in leadership and mentorship, jobs and entrepreneurship, education and conflict resolution.
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Applications that best satisfy the competition criteria will receive cash prizes and the opportunity to have their apps featured on Datawind’s Ubislate educational tablet.
Datawind CEO Suneet Tuli said, “Our goal is to feature apps on our tablets for young women in developing countries who seek to become leaders in their communities;
The competition will be held from now through April 30th, 2013 with the winners announced in July 2013. An esteemed panel of judges includes:
Hon. Sheila Copps, former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Geena Davis, Academy Award winner Hollywood Actress and Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media
Willa Shalit, founder, Rwanda Path to Peace and CEO, Fairwinds Trading
Michaela Walsh, Founder, Women's World Banking and Founder, Global Student Leadership
Joanne Wilson, well-known angel investor and adviser
Vivek Wadhwa, Washington Post columnist and highly respected commentator
Please see www.AppsToEmpower.org at http://www.AppsToEmpower.org for more information on contest rules, a complete list of judges, deadline and submission guidelines.