Are you a young changemaker between the ages of 18 and 35? If so, Youth LEAD Globalwill want to see the impact you are having on your community. Apply for the Digital Storytelling Contest 2021.
Deadline: July 23, 2021
The Contest calls for applicants to submit an original, three-minute video or slideshow in Arabic, English, French, or Spanish that tells the story of your youth-led actions to advance local, national, or global development and meets the contest requirements. The story you tell can be personal, that of a group of young changemakers, or that of a youth-led organization.
While any type of development activity would be acceptable, special attention will be given to those stories that link their work to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and/or the following key issues:
Civic Engagement, and
The five selected winners will be announced on August 2 on YouthLead.org and across all campaign partners’ social media channels. In addition, contest winners will:
Take part in the USAID Global LEAD #WatchOurImpact Dialogue with other VIPs on August 12.
Be featured on GenU’s website.
Have the opportunity to meet with a senior member of the GenU global leadership council or board.
Lead a “social media takeover” of GenU accounts.
Become part of GenU’s pool of moderators.
Be connected with GenU country offices.
Open to all members of the public who are:
Citizens of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as listed here
Aged 18-35, and
Members of YouthLead with a member profile that is at least 80 percent complete.
How to Apply USAID Global LEAD Digital Storytelling Contest 2021