KARACHI: General Electric (GE) and Ashoka Changemakers launched an online competition in search of innovative solutions that will advance economic opportunities for women in Pakistan, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa.
‘Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic Equality’ is calling for initiatives that enable women to achieve economic equality, strengthen their families and communities, and benefit equally from economic growth.
“The competition extends our efforts in support of economic empowerment of women,” said Nabil Habayeb, President & CEO, GE Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.
The competition seeks solutions that address barriers to economic equality, including initiatives that help end gender discrimination.
Three prizes, each totalling $25,000 in unrestricted funding, will be awarded to the winning entries. The deadline for entering is November 6, 2013.