$ 30,000 Dell Education Challenge

?Innovate Education for Primary Students Worldwide

Do you have an idea to revolutionize school education? The Dell Education Challenge provides a chance for any university student, from any university in the world, to get seed funding of $30,000 and professional mentoring to transform their ideas into action.?

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Submit Your IdeaAccepting ideas to revitalize primary/K-12 education worldwide:

  • $30,000 in seed funding + a paid trip for finalists to pitch their idea
  • Semi-finalists get at least 4 hours of professional mentoring
  • All entries automatically entered in the 2014 Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC)
  • Finalists are fast-tracked as semi-finalists in the 2014 DSIC
  • Real opportunity to make a difference and get global recognition for innovating education!

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Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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