2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Prize for Education

Nomination Deadline: 1.00 PM, GMT, March 31, 2015.

The WISE Prize for Education recognizes an individual or a team of up to six people for an outstanding contribution to education. The achievements of the nominated individual or team should have had a significant and lasting impact upon education at any level and should demonstrate an inspiring and visionary approach.

Nominations should demonstrate how nominees have had a significant and lasting impact upon education at any level, and have displayed an inspiring and visionary approach.
The 2014 WISE Prize for Education was presented to Ms Ann Cotton, Founder and President of Camfed. In 1993, Cotton founded the Campaign for Female Education, which sponsors programs designed and implemented by communities to fully suit their unique needs. The organization takes a holistic approach by working in partnership with all the constituencies that influence a girl’s education and life choices to break the cycle of poverty, child marriage, high birth rates, and high rates of HIV/AIDS.

Who Can Nominate?

WISE welcomes nominations by individuals or institutions – including schools, international organizations and private companies – from anywhere in the world.

Selection Process

  • Nominations will be screened by an expert Committee which will make a pre-selection of no more than 15 candidates, whose identities will not be made public.
  • An international Jury of distinguished individuals will then consider these nominees and select the Laureate who will be announced at the 2015 WISE Summit, November 3-5, 2015 in Doha, Qatar. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 WISE Prize for Education


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