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Subject: [liberationtech-jobs] Fwd: Civic Tech Leadership Program
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From: S Vivek <vivek...@gmail.com<mailto:vivek...@gmail.com>>
Subject: Please pass on this opportunity
Thank you for agreeing to spread the word about the Civic Tech Leadership
Program in your networks. Here is the final program, as promised.
[Civic Tech Leadership social media banner BLUE
Do you have an idea for solving a social problem using technology? Would you
like to pitch your idea to leading experts, investors
and policymakers? Here’s your chance.
The National Democratic Institute and Stanford CDDRL are now accepting
applications for an online competition and learning opportunity. The bilingual
Civic Tech Leadership Program will work with young leaders to develop their
civic-tech ideas -- and participants with the best ideas will travel to Silicon
Valley and Washington DC to meet with experts.
Apply Now!<http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2987982/347f1e9d74ca> (it takes less
than 10 minutes)
Watch the Teaser<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCeVCOHTsB0&feature=youtu.be>
Who: Youth aged 20-30 from the Middle East, North Africa or the United States
are eligible to apply. No technical skills are necessary -- just bring your
imagination and commitment to social good.
What: An online competition to present the most compelling civic-tech idea.
Participants will work together in small teams to develop an idea and create a
bilingual video pitch, with support from peers and expert mentors. Winners will
travel to Silicon Valley and Washington, DC in 2017 to meet leaders in tech and
policy. This free program is made possible through the generous support of the
When: Apply by October 7, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST.
Where: Apply for the program
here.<http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2987982/347f1e9d74ca> Or learn more at
How: The application asks you to describe, in one paragraph, a civic tech idea.
(In addition to providing basic information about yourself.)
Why: To build 21st century skills like multimedia production and cross-cultural
communication. To meet and collaborate with peers across the globe. To join a
study mission to Silicon Valley and Washington. To kickstart your career in
What's the catch? There isn't one -- you just have to apply. Contact Sarah
Welsh swe...@ndi.org<mailto:swe...@ndi.org> or Blake Harwood
bharw...@ndi.org<mailto:bharw...@ndi.org> if you have questions.
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