In2015, all 193 United Nations member nations signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to “create the future we want in 2030.”
SDGs &Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to display how they are supporting the SustainableDevelopment Goals( SDGs) through their service operations. The goals of the effort are to:
- acknowledge women executing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), consisting of women entrepreneur of microenterprises;-LRB- *********).
- boost understanding about the SDGs and their prospective influence on women amongst non-traditional audiences; and
- team up with economic sector partners on all SDGs, however SDG5 in specific; to share finest practices and ingenious concepts.
Eligibility: The competition is open to women who own and/or lead microenterprises (1-9 staff members; under USD $10,000 loan eligibility OR yearly sales under $100,000).
ToEnter: Applicants finish a brief online design template, explaining their work and connecting their initiative/product to 1 or more SDGs.
Judging: Entries will be evaluated by a university partner then evaluated by a professional panel. Judges will figure out the winners based upon the effect on the SDGs, vision and function, and clearness of the entries.
Prizes: The leading winners will be acknowledged in September, 2018 at an occasion on the margins of the 2018 UN General Assembly High-LevelWeek in New York.
The stories of the winning women business owner (and lots of other significant entries) will be shared through partners’ social networks and sites.
Deadline: June30, 2018.