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

Rahul Ghosh rahul.ghosh at okfn.org
Fri Feb 21 15:24:44 UTC 2014

Hi Sean,

Yes, its on the main webpage (with the competition form):

Also, we have Facebook and Twitter posts ready if you need them:



On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 1:47 PM, Sean Power <sean at seanmpower.com> wrote:

> 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!*
>> _______________________________________________
>> open-development mailing list
>> open-development at lists.okfn.org
>> https://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/open-development
>> Unsubscribe: https://lists.okfn.org/mailman/options/open-development
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/open-development/attachments/20140221/f2bdd36f/attachment-0003.html>

More information about the open-development mailing list