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Deadline: December 01, 2014
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Free Entry

Shining a Light photo Contest

Shining a Light photo Contest The Ali Center is currently accepting submissions to the 2014 Second Annual International Shining a Light Photo Contest: Working toward Gender Equality. The goal of this year’s competition is to showcase individuals and organizations working toward the goal of “Gender Equality.” First, second, and third place winners will be selected and an additional 20-30 photographs will be produced as a documentary-style exhibition that will be exhibited at the Muhammad Ali Center beginning March, 2015.

CONTEST THEME – “Shining a Light: Working toward Gender Equality”

Informed by the United Nations Millennium Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women, the photographic submissions are asked to depict individuals or organizations engaging in one or more of the following:

1. Education equality for women and girls
2. Women’s political participation
3. Ending violence against women and girls and/or gender-based violence
4. Ending economic and employment discrimination
5. Health equity for women and girls

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship.  Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: A donation will be made by the contest hosts to the non-profit or non-governmental organization of choice of the first, second and third place winners in the following amounts:

1st Prize—$1000
2nd Prize—$750
3rd Prize—$500
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Participants retain ownership and all other rights to future use of their photographs, notwithstanding the rights granted below to the Muhammad Ali Center and other exhibition venues. USAGE RIGHTS: You agree to your picture(s) and name being displayed by the Muhammad Ali Center, published and/or used on websites/webpages owned by the Muhammad Ali Center and Generation Ali for an indefinite period of time.

You agree to your picture(s) and name being displayed at other venues, at the discretion of the Muhammad Ali Center, for an indefinite period of time. al Photography Contest, it may be used by the Muhammad Ali Center in print and/or on its websites/webpages to promote this and any future photo contests, and may be used in the general promotion of programming.

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