OD actually changed my life by helping me go abroad for the first time to attend an international conference. I am happy
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Opportunity Desk is a fabulous platform that makes dreamers achievers. Missing out is missing a whole lot of opportunities. Your life can only be transformed when you are aptly informed!
I was selected for the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. I saw this opportunity here at Opportunity Desk. Thank you so much for all the amazing opportunities you share and for your inspiration.
Alerting pharmacies to increase their stocks of antibiotics, insulin, bottled water, and vaccines based on predicted weather-related disruptions.
Teams have full ownership of everything they build and are free to do with it as they wish whether they win or not.
Call for Volunteers: SEN-Africa Basic School Development Project 2018 in Ghana
Great job for all the posts. I made it through as one of the 20 Fellows for the Social Innovators Program & Awards 2014. I was also selexcted to attend the UN Youth Leadership Program in Berlin, Germany.
There are amazing opportunities for young people who are committed to make a positive change in their community and in the world. Opportunity Desk is an excellent tool to find these life changing opportunities.
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Opportunity Desk serves as the alarm clock
How can I say, thank you? Seriously? Opportunity Desk changed my life dramatically and Ive introduced it to so many people in my country.
Thank you, Opportunity Desk, for providing the best opportunities accessible to young leaders who really strive to make a difference.
Uptake Data Fellows Program 2018 for Data Professionals (Funded)
IWMF Reporting Grants for Womens Stories 2018 ($5,000 for Women Journalists Worldwide)
I visit the Opportunity Desk from time to time to check out the great opportunities out there for young people. The success stories I have read on the page have taught me that there is no special ingredient for doing great things.
The Queens Awards for Enterprise 2019 for Businesses based in the UK
Chizurum Anabaraonye Selected for The Moth Global Storytelling Workshop 2018
to be connected with the world of Opportunity Desk.
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Selected as Singapores delegate to the Youthful Cities Global Summit, I am enormously grateful to what could be the most enlightened, convenient, delightful platform that provides opportunities at my fingertips: Opportunity Desk!
Every young person deserves a travel learning opportunity. The kind of programs and opportunities posted on Opportunity Desk are necessary for growth and progress.
The inaugural Call for Code Challenge theme is Natural Disaster Preparedness and Relief. How will you answer the call?
Access to opportunities is one of the biggest obstacles faced by many young change-makers today. OD has gone a long way to bridge this gap, and I encourage all passionate young people to join this group.
Improving the efficiency, accountability, and resiliency of supply chains through blockchain technology.
All submissions must be deployed and run on the IBM Cloud.
For 2018, theCall for Code Global Challengeasks developers to create solutions that significantly improve preparedness for natural disasters and relief when they hit. This competition is the first of its kind at this scale, encouraging developers who want to pay their skills forward for a specific mission to alleviate human suffering.
Long-term open source project support from The Linux Foundation.
I was awarded the All Bar None Scholarship to attend the One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. Thanks for all the great work with informing everyone about opportunities.
Thank you for being an amazing supporter for young people by bringing together these global opportunities.
International experiences are priceless…. the world is a book and those who do not travel, read only one page. Opportunity Desk has contributed to my international exposure and I encourage you all to key into the opportunities via the site.
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I am grateful to OD for the service they are rendering to us at no cost.
Answer the Call for Code by building global solutions for disaster preparedness. The most impactful project will be implemented with the help of IBM, The Linux Foundation, UN Human Rights, and American Red Cross.
Thank you so much, I applied for the UNESCO Youth Multimedia competition and was selected as one of the finalists. Thank you for helping me put my dreams of empowering women and girls in action.
IBM Call for Code Global Challenge 2018 for Developers (Win $200,000 and more)
One team will win the first annualCall for Code Global Prize, supported by the United Nations Human Rights Office and the American Red Cross International team. The winner will also earn several other awards that foster adoption of their application as an open source project (through the The Linux Foundation), scale its impact, and accelerate deployment in areas of greatest need.
to ensure you dont wake up too late and miss out on the sunrise! Great work! Amazing team!
First and second runner-up will receive:
I have been following Opportunity Desk and after so many missed opportunities I decided 2014 was it. I am now a ONE UK Youth Ambassador thanks to OD and my decision to seize the opportunity posted.
Using visual recognition to assess the impact of a seismic event and speed claims processing, reducing time to build back better.
All submissions must make use of at least 5 IBM cloud services. Use of sponsor or affiliate APIs is also encouraged.
TheCall for Code Global Initiativeis a rallying cry to developers to use their skills and mastery of the latest technologies to drive positive and long-lasting change across the world with their code.
I coincidentally discovered Opportunity Desk while surfing online for some courses. I applied and was selected for the 2014 UNAOC Forum in Bali, Indonesia. I went to Bali and met 100 of the best youth leaders and friends worldwide.
United Nations Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2018/2019 (Funded to the UN in New York)
Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the Participation Agreement to compete.
The Call for Code Global Award presented by a jury of eminent technologists at the Call for Code Award Event.
I have been following OD for about two years now, and Im really thankful to all the opportunities posted all the time – a lot of chances for everyone from around the world no matter what their interests are.
NCD Child Global Art Contest 2018 (Win cash prizes and a trip to UN General Assembly meetings in New York)
OD is a fantastic resource for all those young people who want to get involved in their communities, who want to travel the world and who want to make a difference. I am glad I am part of the Opportunity Desk Family.
Opportunity Desk is a genuine organisation that helps young people become better citizens of the world! There are lots of ways to develop your leadership competence.
Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in South Africa 2018
I wouldve never imagined that being selected as Young Person of the Month would inspire and change my life this way. Besides getting hundreds of messages from youth around the world, what surprised me most was…
General Electric Early Identification (EID) Internship Program 2018 for Young Nigerians
Ive applied for a lot of the opportunities here. It was so discouraging at some point when I wasnt successful, but Ive now been awarded full scholarship to attend Women Deliver conference in Denmark. Glad I didnt give up. Thanks to OD
Turin International Summer School on the Regulation of Local Public Services 2018 in Italy
The team that wins the Call for Code Global Award will have built a creative application that can be deployed effectively and easily around the world. Some potential solutions include:
Winners will be announced at theCall for Code Global Prize Eventand Concert, which will benefit UN Human Rights and the American Red Cross, and be held on October 13th, the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction.
UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program 2019
I owe credit to OD for my selection into the Global Change Leaders Program. Keep track of posts presented here as it is a great way to stay informed about the amazing opportunities that you may be a part of.
Individuals or teams are encouraged to start from a library of IBM Code Patterns open source roadmaps for solving complex programming challenges that demonstrate how to use Weather Company, Watson AI, and Blockchain services on the IBM Cloud to build cognitive, social, and analytics applications.
Identifying and aiding people with reduced or restricted mobility who require special assistance (disabled, hospitalized, elderly, confined).
OD proves to be very useful in bridging the gap between youths and growth opportunities for them
…amazing work. Thank you for such a good initiative to provide opportunities to all of us.
Winning teams will be subject to a code-review after submissions close on Aug 31.
Thank you to Opportunity Desk for making me aware of Women Delivers three-year Young Leaders Fellowship and for prioritizing youth! Find what you are passionate about and follow it endlessly. It is always worth the risk.
David Clark Cause and IBM invite applications for theCall for Code Global Challenge, a worldwide, multi-year initiative that inspires developers to solve pressing global problems with sustainable software solutions. The Call for Code Challenge for 2018 is a competition that asks you to outthink natural disasters and build the solutions that will significantly improve the current state of disaster preparedness in your community and around the world.
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The opportunity to deploy your solution with an IBM Corporate Service Corps team.
Employing analytics to predict the impact of weather and educate communities on how to prepare for an impending disaster.
METI Government Of Japan Internship Program 2018 for Foreign Nationals of Developing Countries (Fully-funded)
A participant may not be part of multiple teams.
CIPHER HIV-Exposed Uninfected Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2018
Venture capitalist introduction and pitch to turn your idea into a funded company.
Opportunity Desk is a window of opportunities that offers a bright hope for a better future. OD helped me discover opportunities and take part in programs that I would not have heard about without the platform.
The winner of the inaugural Call for Code Global Award will receive: