You are invited to enter the U.S. Department of State’s “Empowering Women and Girls through Sports” photo contest. All participants should submit photos that showcase the world of women and girls’ in sports.
From neighborhood street games to professional events, the stories captured in these photographs should celebrate the women and girls in sports. This contest will celebrate the U.S. Department of State’s “Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative,” which mobilizes sports diplomacy as a means to empower women and girls and increase the number of girls participating in sports worldwide.
The contest runs until September 4, 2012 and is open to the global public, ages 14 and up.
Two grand prize winners will receive tablet computers as well as global recognition— their work will be featured on the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs’ websites and displayed at the Department of State in Washington. Winners and runners-up will be notified by email the week of October 1, 2012.