An investment in knowledge to others pays the best interests. Yes, how much more when it has to do with more than just that.
Barely 2 years ago, Abel Onyekachi Uchegbulam, a young Nigerian Social Entrepreneur while still in school led a wave of student entrepreneurs by hosting a United Nations partnered #hultprizeatimsu. And this penchant passion to empower fellow young people from the grassroots, with entrepreneurship and innovation as viable tools to creating economic prosperity and social wealth berthed Impact Circle Enterprise.
Impact Circle Enterprise is at the business of solving one of Africa’s most pressing problems – youth ‘un’employability and migration by raising young potentials with the right skill sets and disruptive abilities to launch SMEs/startups to drive the economy, through business engineering, innovation, career guidance, and has impacted more than 3,000 youths and high school students and partnered experts and key field players.
To that feat, and to push and deepen for more impacts, an initiative – the Ripples Prize was launched in August, 2020 with its #BeHeard Competition that is, Ripples Prize Online Business Ideation Challenge 2020 being the first and had its focus on unlocking the next grassroot youth – led businesses and lending them a hand.
Now, the Ripples Prize second competition in a row is here!
Ripples Prize’ Write To Stardom’ Online Essay Competition for Teens 2020 is a virtual competition which focuses on re – awakening and celebrating the passion to write amongst our teenagers and then, inspire and explore the vast opportunities it carries.
It is slated to hold on 21st – 27th November, 2020 with the topic: A Letter to my Future Self on My Career Prospect.
Application begins on the 1st – 21st November, 2020 and is Open to teenagers (ages 13 – 19).
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According to the Founder and Host, Abel Onyekachi Uchegbulam, Finalist of the World Youth Essay Competition 2018 | Fellow, African Changemakers, Common Purpose and Savvy, the competition is billed to offer contestants with benefits: Cash Prize | Winners feature on a Writer’s Space website | A 2Day Writers Virtual Mentorship Session on Writing Techniques and Career Prospects | Access to Literary Development Resource Materials | Ripples Prize Ambassadorship & Our Impact Young Personality Award | Global Opportunities Linkage | Certifications | Honourable Mentions for the Most Creative Essay and Most Original Essay.
Our Ripples Prize #WriteToStardom Online Essay Competition for Teens 2020 interestingly has as Members of the Jury: Diana Mandewo, Winner of the prestigious Global Peter Drucker Challenge 2020 | Hansen Fellow | MCW Global Young Leader | Harvard University Crossroads (Class of 2020) from Zimbabwe; Kamilah Evans, A Creative Asset Builder | Content Creator | Brand Developer | Design Manager from Trinidad and Tobago; God’sWill Dickson, Winner of the prestigious Global Peter Drucker Challenge 2020 | Blogger, The eyedoT | Climate Change Activist from Nigeria, and Leticia Matsuoka, Winner of the prestigious Global Peter Drucker Challenge 2020 | Author, 2018 SBGames Winner Article | Animations, Games and Visual Effects Designer from Brazil.
And for the 2Day Mentorship Session, we have: Chinedu Hardy Nwadike, an Author | Blogger | Content Developer | Web Designer | Public Speaker |Promoter, and Precious Greg, Copywriter | Brand Storyteller | Content Writer | Savvy Fellow.