[open-development] Partnership for Open Data's Impact Stories Competition

Sean Power sean at seanmpower.com
Fri Feb 21 13:47:50 UTC 2014

Is there a URL with the same information I can tweet/LinkedIn?

On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 3:07 AM, Rahul Ghosh <rahul.ghosh at okfn.org> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I am Rahul, and I just joined the Open Knowledge Foundation a month back.
> I am currently working with the Partnership for Open Data covering impact
> stories of how opening up data affects those in developing countries.
> This week we launched an impact stories competition which I wanted to
> share with you (below). Please help spread the word. Thank you. :)
> Best wishes,
> Rahul
> rahul.ghosh at okfn.org
> *Click to enter the
> Competition: http://okfn.org/pod/impact-stories-competition/
> <http://okfn.org/pod/impact-stories-competition/>*
> *How has Open Data impacted you and your community?*
> Over the last decade, Open Data initiatives have become increasingly
> popular with both governments and civil society organisations. Through
> these initiatives they hope to tap into its potential benefits of
> innovation, delivery of better services more cost effectively, combating
> climate change, improving urban planning, and reducing corruption; to name
> but just a few of the possibilities.
> We want to know how opening up data impact those in developing countries.
> The Partnership for Open Data (POD) <http://okfn.org/pod/> is a joint
> initiative of the Open Knowledge Foundation <http://okfn.org/>, the Open
> Data Institute <http://theodi.org/>, and The World Bank<http://data.worldbank.org/> to
> research, support, train and promote open data in the context of low and
> middle income countries<http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups%20#Low_income>.
> We invite you to share with us your stories about how open data has
> positively impacted you, or those around you; technologically, politically,
> commercially, environmentally, socially, or in any other way.
> *This is the chance to tell your inspiring stories, and get them
> published.*
> *A grand prize of $1000 (USD) is also on offer, and there are 2 x $500
> (USD) runner up prizes!*
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