Participate in the Global Apps to Empower Contest

Deadline: July 26, 2013

Applications are now invited for the Global Apps to Empower contest. You are invited to the global apps community to think out of the box and create apps with unparalleled potential to achieve positive impact on womankind. As women and girls everywhere gain access to technology, they are using it to improve their lives, families and communities.

This competition is an opportunity for you to share your creative energy and technical expertise to help empower young women in:

  • leadership
  • mentorship
  • jobs
  • entrepreneurship
  • education
  • conflict resolution.

The contest is organized by Agnite Education, American Digital University, Applications for Good, BluWorld, Cat in Woods, Datawind, Equal Access International and the United Nations Office for Partnerships. It seeks to discover and showcase innovative tablet applications that inform, educate and empower young women and girls everywhere.


The judges will select winning apps in four categories. Each category winner will:

  • Compete for $10,000 in prizes
  • Have your app pre-loaded onto thousands of devices for global distribution on the Ubislate series of tablet and at the BluWorld portal
  • Receive up to 20 tablets for user testing and app development
  • Receive global recognition from partners and sponsors including publication of your app deployment story

For more information, click here.