To this end, artisans and jewelry designers all over Egypt are called to take part in a competition with their best designs of a unique handmade bracelet to heighten awareness for eliminating violence against women and girls in the World. The award-winning design is meant to not only symbolize a brighter future that is devoid of violence but also highlight original, substantive, and positive contributions that help the world become an equal and fair place for women.
There will be one bracelet design that will symbolize Women Empowerment and Gender Equality, but it will be accompanied with several “charms” representing internationally recognized campaigns such as The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Women International Day, Gender Equality Day, etc. Different charms can be bought separately after purchasing the first bracelet or they can be sold as bracelets too.
The purpose of this contest is to select and reward the designer of the most creative and innovative bracelet that captures the theme of Women Empowerment.
How to participate in the competition?
The designer is required to submit a design sketched on paper. The closing date for applications is August 15, 2020.
- Your application must include: A completed application form, including a description of your project and list of materials used in the design
- Sketch of your design
Designs will be rated according to:
- Representation of the theme
- The quality of the sketches submitted
- Bracelet description
- Technical knowledge
Who are the jurors?
1- Jackie Kameel, CEO of Nahdet El Mahrousa
2- Bassant Helmy, Co-Chair of DAN and CEO of GPP
3- Ghada Wali, Founder and Creative Director of Wali Studios
4- Alexandra Kinias, Founder of WoEgypt
5- Dina El Mahdy, WoEgypt Special Projects Director
The jury will select One winner.
Winner of best design selected by jury members will receive an award of Euro 500.00 from GPP. Upon receiving the award money, designer will relinquish all rights for the design. The design will become the property of 4Women. It will produced by Fair Trade Egypt and sold only by 4Women authorized dealers.