Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) invites submissions from the 44 eligible program countries in the Middle East, Central and South East Asia, and Africa to participate in the Entrepreneurs in Action Photo and Caption Contest.
This competition is designed to celebrate technology entrepreneurship achievements in the region.
Applicants submit a photo, design, or artwork portraying entrepreneurs in action along with a descriptive caption. (Example: An entrepreneur in the healthcare industry working with a patient using the new invention created by them).
Submissions will be accepted from December 3, 2012 - February 15, 2013. Voting takes place from February 16 - March 1, 2013 and winners will be announced on March 4, 2013. The first place winner will receive an iPad 2 16GB, second place will receive an iPad mini 16GB, and the third place winner will receive an iPod touch (5th gen) 32GB.
The GIST initiative works to build entrepreneurial ecosystems in 44 countries across the Middle East, Central and South East Asia, and Africa by identifying, coaching, and funding the most promising entrepreneurs through its competitions, start-up acceleration services, online social media platform and interactive mentorship programs.