Lynn Syms Prize for Women Weave the Web Campaign

Deadline: 13 August 2014
Open to:  grassroots woman leader based and working primarily in a developing country, successfully using digital tools to advance their work
Prize: $20,000,  all-expense paid trip to speak their message in New York City


World Pulse’s Digital Action Campaigns bring together powerful grassroots women leaders who are generating vital changes on the ground. For the WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign, World Pulse is honored to partner with sculptor and philanthropist Lynn Syms to announce the inaugural Lynn Syms Prize. The prize will be awarded to an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work.


The prize includes:

  • the 2014 Lynn Syms Prize title;
  • $20,000 monetary prize to be paid out over two years to support her community based work;
  • a feature profile on;
  • an all-expense paid trip to speak her message in New York City.


The prize is targeted for a grassroots woman leader based and working primarily in a developing country and having a demonstrated ability to elevate community concerns and serve as an inspiration to community leaders elsewhere. She must have an established organization, program or project, though in the early stage of development. The candidates must also be successfully using digital tools to advance their work and they must participate in World Pulse’s Women Weave the Web Campaign.


You must submit three written journal entries to World Pulse’s 2014 Women Weave the Web Campaign before 13 August 2014. More details concerning the journal entries find HERE.

Once you have submitted your entries, you can apply online HERE.

For further information visit the official website HERE.

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