There is a wonderful opportunity open by Anwarul Quadir Foundation to come up with innovative great ideas to help in improving the low- and middle- income people of Bangladesh. This is a global contest open to all individuals. The contest is to propose an innovative and practical way of improving the lives of low- and middle-income people in Bangladesh. This proposals will be judged by four Harvard University faculty members, in consultation with scholars familiar with Bangladesh. The author of the winning essay will be awarded the Anwarul Quadir Prize, USD $25,000. The essays will be rated giving equal weights to:
a) innovative nature of the idea
b) clarity and cogency of argument and writing
c) ease and practicality of implementation and
d) the size of impact.
Deadline: June 30, 2008
For more information please visit: http://www.cid.harvard.edu/quadir_prize/
I strongly encourage people with potential ideas to participate.