Project Inspire 2013 Grand Finals & Project Inspire Fair



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From Livestock to Lamps to Literacy – Youths Strive to Make a Difference in Women’s Lives

Support Your Favorite Project by Casting Your Vote for the People’s Choice Award

Following two highly successful campaigns, UN Women Singapore, MasterCard and INSEAD have rolled out the 2013 edition of Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World.

Launched in 2011, the multi-award winning initiative is dedicated to inspiring young people to build sustainable, long-term projects that benefit disadvantaged women and girls through social education, entrepreneurship and financial literacy across Asia/Pacific, the Middle East or Africa.

This year, ten innovative grassroots projects were selected from over 570 entries from around the world. The ten finalists will pitch their inspired ideas “live” to an esteemed panel of international judges to win the US$25,000 Women’s Empowerment Grant at the Project Inspire Grand Finals on the 30 August 2013. The event will also be streamed live via webcast on the Project Inspire website.

Project Inspire 2013 Grand Finals & Project Inspire Fair

Date: Friday, 30 August 2013
Time: 9am (Buffet lunch will be served)
Venue: INSEAD Asia, Claude & Tuulikki Janssen Auditorium
1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore 138676
Dress Code: Smart casual  

Please RSVP by email to or call +65 6221 3178 by 23 August 2013.

Cast Your Vote Now for the Project Inspire People’s Choice Award

The public is also invited to be part of this exciting movement by casting their vote at for your favorite finalist project! The project that receives the most online votes will win the Project Inspire’s People’s Choice Award. Call for voting is open till 29 August 2013.

*Do note that the People’s Choice Award is independent of the Grand Prize of US$25,000, and provides the winner of this Award with greater visibility the world over for their project.*

About Project Inspire Fair

The Project Inspire Fair will again be held onsite as part of the program, featuring a showcase of creative handmade products from our 2013 Finalists, as well as social entrepreneurs in Singapore and in the region.

Check out Project Inspire Online

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Nicolette Ng
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Supporting Organisations

Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
City Developments Ltd