Intel 2012: She Will Innovate - Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls


To promote information and communication technology solutions that improve the lives of girls and women.


Competition Organizer


*International Event*

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Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Technology - Other
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible

The competition is open to solutions from around the world, with special consideration for innovations developed for women by women aged 18 to 34. We can only accept your entry in English, Spanish, Portuguese, or French.

Important Dates
  • Entry Stage: Beginning June 6, 2012, entries can be submitted until 5 p.m. EST on August 15, 2012, and throughout this stage anyone can participate in an online review discussion with the entrants.
    • Early Entry Deadline, July 18, 2012: Entries received by 5 p.m. EST on July 18, 2012 are eligible for the Early Entry prize.
    • Entry Deadline: August 15, 2012, 5 p.m. EST
  • Online Review and Finalist Selection, August 15 – October 17, 2012: Online review and discussion continues. Simultaneously, a team of Ashoka staff and shortlisters, followed by a panel of expert judges, nominate the 10-15 best and most innovative entries as finalists.
  • Voting and Winners Selection, October 17 – November 7, 2012: The Changmakers community votes online to select three winners from the field of finalists
  • Winners Announced, November 14, 2012: The Changemakers competition winners—the finalist individuals, organizations, or partnerships selected by the Changemakers online community—will each receive a cash prize of US $10,000.
Competition Prizes

One of three US$10,000 cash prizes in unrestricted funding to boost your project. One of two US$500 cash prizes (if you enter before July 18, 2012).