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2021 Digital Equality Awards: Call for Nominations in Ghana and Uganda

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 7, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on June 26, 2021
Digital Equality Awards poster
Digital Equality Awards poster

The Coalition for Digital Equality (CODE) has announced a call for nominations for the 2021 Digital Equality Awards to recognise the achievements of individuals in Ghana and Uganda who are working to push the boundaries of digital inclusion and transformation in Africa.

The awards look to acknowledge individuals who are enabling digital skills, innovation and knowledge to improve the lives of African women, youth, marginalised groups and communities.

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The Digital Equality Awards will recognise digital impact makers in Ghana and Uganda in order to promote and amplify their work.

Award Categories:
a) Digital Skills Champion:
The award seeks to acknowledge individuals who are creating impactful opportunities and spaces for women, youth and marginalised groups to enhance their digital skills through training, workshops, e-learning and STEM education programmes in Ghana or Uganda.
b) Digital Inclusion Innovator:
This award looks to acknowledge innovators in Uganda or Ghana whose solutions are solving pressing social challenges and helping to bridge the digital divide for women, youth and marginalised groups.
c) Women’s Entrepreneurship & Investment Champion:
This award recognises individuals who are working to enable women entrepreneurs in Uganda or Ghana to access the support and investment they need to build thriving businesses, particularly within the digital sector.
d) Research and Knowledge Builder:
The award recognises individuals who have championed knowledge building and research that helps to drive digital inclusion as well as enhance digital skills and opportunities for women, youth and marginalised groups in Ghana or Uganda.

Nominations close on the 27th of June 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.coalitionfordigitalequality.org/awards

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 07
Jun 07

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 09
Jun 09

Thanks, Ana.