Ella Delio

Cornell BOP Learning Lab’s 2007 BOP e-Journal Competition

Hand writingIf you have a favorite BOP story that you always tell everyone about, you now have a chance to win $2000 just by submitting an entry to the Cornell University BOP Learning Lab’s 2007 BOP e-Journal Competition. The details of the competition are as follows:

The Competition: The 2007 BoP e-Journal Competition has been created to help highlight cutting-edge experiences of business innovation in underserved communities. Winning submissions will clearly articulate a business challenge that an organization working in low-income communities is striving to overcome. Experiences may be successful or unsuccessful. Organizations highlighted may be non-profit or for-profit enterprises. Initiatives highlighted should illustrate a unique approach to poverty alleviation through an innovative business model, product, service, or technology. Length of submission is not to exceed 1000 words and must be in English.

Eligibility: Open to all. No geographic restrictions. This competition may be of particular interest to students of business, development, journalism and the social sciences working in unique situations for the summer.

Awards: Winners will be announced on or about November 2, 2007. The award will be presented to the author(s).

1st Place receives:

1) $2000 USD
2) Invitation for one author to present story at the 2007-2008 Cornell BoP Learning Lab, including round trip airfare (economy class) and accommodations
3) Submission published in the BoP Learning Lab e-journal

Deadline: Midnight, Friday September 7, 2007

Find competition details at: http://www.bopnetwork.org/node/83

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