OPPORTUNITIES WEEKLY: Ibadan Social Media 2017, Wiki Loves Africa 2017 (Photo Contest)…

OPPORTUNITIES WEEKLY: Ibadan Social Media 2017, Wiki Loves Africa 2017 (Photo Contest)…

Hello everyone,

Hope your day is going fine. Everyday presents itself with opportunities, it is up to us to take them and create a good life for ourselves. Today I have contest, trainings and conference opportunities.

Opportunities will come and go, but if you do nothing about them, so will you. – Richie Norton

Don’t let these opportunities elude you, you never know when your big break arrives. Take necessary actions!

 

The Nigerian Project: The Untapped Power of Citizens in Governance

 

Joyed Up Conference

 

Ibadan Social Media 2017

This is aimed at bringing together all active social media users of all ages to exploit the benefits of social media, learn, interact and network. We hope to reach out to the youths who by statistics are the largest users of social media as well as the older generation who embrace social media or who by chance depend on it for their businesses or personal development.
It will take place on Saturday 11th of November, 2017 at Lead City High School, Jericho, Ibadan from 10am. There will be two major sessions. We would have the panel discussion segment where speakers well versed in the social media field lead discussions in pertinent areas.

The second segment is the interaction/networking segment where individuals can interact with one another and businesses too can get to meet their followers and customers. It will climax with a party and there will be food, drinks, games and karaoke as side attractions. There will also be a google training for SMEs and individuals alike.

 

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The event is powered by CONNECT IBADAN, VOZ EMPIRE and PAUL ALASIRI. It is fully endorsed and supported by Oyo State Ministry of Youths and Sports and Oyo State Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.


For sponsorship and enquiries, call 08032889843, 08181137903 or 09093802733. Email: ibadansocialmediafestival@gmail.com Facebook and Instagram: @ibadansocialmediafestival Twitter: @IbadanSMF. The hashtag for the event is #IbadanSocialMediaFestival

 

Microsoft “Dream, Build, Play” Contest for Game Developers 2017
The Dream.Build.Play 2017 Challenge is pushing game makers to maximize their creativity and create experiences that engage gamers from across the world. This competition is open to all creators, working solo or in teams of up to seven. Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) game for one of the categories below by December 31, 2017, and you’ll have a chance to win cash prizes and share your game with the world.

To participate, all team members must register.
If you’ve already registered, simply visit My Info to create your profile and enter your game.

 

Cloud-powered game
Grand Prize: $100,000 USD

PC game
Grand Prize: $50,000 USD

Mixed reality game
Grand Prize: $50,000 USD

Console game
Grand Prize: $25,000 USD


There are additional prizes to be won
For application and more Information, click here

 

Wiki Loves Africa 2017 (Photo Contest)
Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest where anyone across Africa can contribute media that relates to that year’s theme to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wiki Loves Africa encourages participants to contribute media (photographs, video and audio) that illustrate the specific theme for that year.

Each year the theme changes and is chosen by the community from universal, visually-rich and culturally-specific topics (for example, markets, rites of passage, festivals, public art, cuisine, natural history, urbanity, daily life, notable persons, etc).

PRIZES:
1st prize: US$600
2nd prize: US$400
3rd prize: US$200
Organizer price: US$200
Photo Essay Prizes : Women Working US$200
Photo Essay Prizes : Rare, Fading or Threatened Traditional Craft, Style or Way of Working [1] US$200
Additional prizes in each category


Submission Deadline: 30th November 2017.
Winners will be announced around February 2018.
For application and more Information, click here

 

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Become a 2017/2018 Local Coordinator at African Students For Liberty

Are you a a current post-secondary student or recent graduate (not later than three years) and based in any country in Africa?

Are you passionate about the concept of liberty?

Would you love to join the largest network of young people in Africa and around the world advocating for a freer and better world?

If yes, then the ASFL Local Coordinator Program is for you!

The African Students For Liberty Local Coordinators Program is the premier program for actively advancing the ideas of free markets and individual liberty on college & campuses around Africa. The Local Coordinators are the face of liberty in their campuses, they are the muscle of the movement, empowering students in their areas to defend the ideas of liberty. This local program seeks to identify and develop strong student leaders to spread the ideas of individual liberty, self-reliance and economic freedom by starting new student groups, organizing events to promote these ideas, resourcing student groups and identifying and mentoring other vibrant students.
For application and more Information, click here

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