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2020 APEC Healthy Women Prize

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 11, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on May 10, 2020
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The APEC is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific.
APEC’s 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration.

The 2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize is now accepting applications for outstanding research work that strives to improve women’s health, economic well-being, and chart more inclusive growth.

Launched last year, the prize encourages applicants to promote sex-disaggregated data and gender-based research that will help policymakers and businesses determine and close the policy gaps impacting women’s health.
The initiative is supported by leading science and technology company Merck.

Eligibility Criteria
1. This year’s prize will accept submissions from individuals or teams (with one leader listed) from APEC economies and whose evidence-based research addresses at least one of the pillars outlined in the Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Policy Toolkit.
2. A background in academia is not mandatory.
3. Not-for-profit entities must be unaffiliated with governments or government agencies to be eligible.

Prize Information
The prize winner will receive USD 20,000 and have the opportunity to present at the Women and the Economy Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Two runners-up will receive USD 5,000 each.

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The APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy, Health Working Group, and Human Resources Development Working Group have also endorsed the APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize.

The prize encourages applicants to promote sex-disaggregated data and gender-based research that will help policymakers and businesses determine and close the policy gaps impacting women’s health.

Application deadline: May 11, 2020.

For more information, please visit https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0219_PPWE

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 11
Apr 11

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too! They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Apr 13
Apr 13

Thanks, Ana.