Roddenberry Prize apps due July 12

Learn Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 Roddenberry Prize.
About the Roddenberry Prize

Last year, Project Drawdown, an international coalition of scientists, economists, and experts cataloged and ranked the most effective solutions to global warming. This has never been done before (shocking, right!) and the results are surprising. Some solutions are less effective than one might think (sorry LED lights) and some aren’t even associated with climate change at all. In fact, food waste (#3), plant-rich diets (#4), girls’ education (#6), and women’s rights (#7), all ranked in the top 10 most effective solutions to reduce global warming. Who knew? Not only does each of these four solutions rank ahead of traditional strategies like renewable energy or electric vehicles, but combined they hold the greatest potential to affect climate change.

That’s why the $1 million for the 2018 Roddenberry Prize will be awarded to organizations most effectively working to: (1) reduce food waste; (2) supportplant-rich diets; (3) improve girls’ education; and (4) ensure women’s rights.

The Award

One organization in each of the four issue areas—food waste, plant-rich diets, girl’s education, and women’s rights—will receive $250,000 in recognition of their impact to date and their plans to scale.

There will be two rounds of scoring assessment. During Peer-to-Peer Review, all applicants will use the scoring rubric to score and comment on at least five applications within their selected category. Everyone who submits a valid application will have the opportunity to give and receive valuable feedback, creating space to further develop your proposed efforts and strengthen this work all over the world.

Those applicants invited to the second round will receive scores and comments from our panel of expert judges. We are thrilled to collaborate with our judges and all of you to address climate change in impactful, innovative, and scalable ways.

Register to apply by July 12, 2018

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This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 
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