There are only seven days left to enter the competition! March 17th, 2010, is the deadline to apply to be a Young Champion of Maternal Health.
“Ashoka and the Maternal Health Task Force will select 16 individual Young Champions of Maternal Health. Based on their winning submissions, these Young Champions will receive the unique opportunity to work abroad for nine-months on a maternal health project, mentored by an Ashoka Fellow innovating in the field of maternal health. In addition to this professional development opportunity, Young Champions will have access to maternal health experts through the Maternal Health Task Force and resources to further develop their ideas and projects. All Young Champions will receive a monthly stipend and 100% financial support for travel, accommodation, insurance, and visa costs. Ideas and projects emerging from the Young Champions Program will be publicized widely.”
Learn more about this opportunity here.
To learn about the related blogging contest, click here. (Due date for blogging contest is April 28th, 2010.)