Opportunities This Week: Glocal International Teen Conference 2019 and More

February 20th Opportunities This Week.pngHey fam!

It’s been a minute.

We’ve been working to provide awesome opportunities for you from across the globe.

Guess what, we are back and better.

And this week, we have interesting gigs for you. Check them out.

Enhancing Women Participation in the African Space Industry – Essay Competition 2019

In commemoration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Space in Africa is calling on female students and young professionals in Africa to submit an essay to address the gender gap in the African space industry.

So, they want to hear from you! In 500 – 750 words, tell how we can get more women in Africa to pursue a career in space science and technology.

Essay topic:  “What will it take to enhance the participation of women and girls in space in Africa?”

Location: African Countries


The author of the winning essay will receive a scholarship (up to $USD500 to cover airfare from home country to Morocco) to attend the Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries coming up in Marrakesh, Morocco between 24-26 April 2019.

The winning essay will be published on Space in Africa.

Top 10 finalist essays would be published in Springer’s Southern Space Studies Series


To be eligible for the essay contest, you must:

Be a female between the ages of 18 and 35 years

Be a citizen of any of the countries in Africa

Be available to attend the Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries coming up in Marrakesh, Morocco in April 2019.

Application Deadline: March 2, 2019

Application Process

  • The essay should be written in English.
  • The submission shall include the original essay in PDF, Doc or Docx format and a head-shot photo of the author.
  • Note: Previously published essays, either shared online or offline, are not eligible for consideration.
  • The judges will consider only entries submitted via the essay submission form which can be found in the Apply Now link.

Click Here to Submit

Become a Speaker & Presenter at Glocal International Teen Conference 2019 in Nepal

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Glocal International Teen Conference (GITC) is a platform for teenagers to address the issues and overcome the challenges that they have faced in their daily lives.

This teen conference is organized every year in Nepal where teenagers from all over the globe participate to learn and share their beautiful insights in order to bring social impact through their work.

Every Year GITC opens application call for “Speaker” and “Presenter”.

Speaker & Presenter

It is an opportunity to all the teenagers from around the globe from age 13-19 who can take up roles as a speaker in a panel discussion and as a presenter to give a presentation in GITC Key issues to articulate the ideas, experiences, vision, and insight in order to educate and inspire other fellow teenagers.

As a Speaker:

You will be confidently speaking to a large audience in a panel discussion.

Sharing your interesting/innovative ideas on GITC key topics with teenagers.

Interaction with teenagers from around the globe.

Motivate other teen fellows to be a change maker.

Enjoy the perks that come with speaking.

As a Presenter:

You will be confidently presenting to a large audience in one of the GITC key issues.

Presenting your ideas and insights in GITC platform to the teenagers.

Motivate other teen fellows.

Connect with the industry leaders from a diverse field from around the globe.

Opportunity to attend exciting talks and sessions in GITC conference.


Opportunity to connect with teenagers from all over the globe.

Platform to exhibit your projects, plans, organization, and initiation allowing you to reach out via screening and prints.

Get chance to attend Glocal Teen Hero – Award, where we facilitate a Fantastic Teen as Glocal Teen Hero and Glocal’s 20 under 20 in the presence of 300+ invitees- diplomats, entrepreneurs, educators, social workers and many more.

Opportunity to meet the most promising industry leaders from diverse fields in the GITC and GTH- Award Gala.

City tour by GITC committee.

Privileges: Certificates, Accommodation, Airport Assistance, T- Shirt, Conference Kit.


Should be a teenager from age 13 -19.

Should demonstrate knowledge and experience on GITC Key Issues.

At least 6 months experience in the field/area mentioned in the application form.

Able to create an impact in their society through amazing works.

Eligible Regions: Open for all

DEADLINE March 1, 2019


Fourth IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest

Are you passionate about nature? Do you worry about how your environment or the places you have visited since childhood are being modified? Do you like photography?

Now you can participate in the Fourth IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest: My Place in Nature.

The contest is open to all photographers and aspiring photographers worldwide.

Launched in the framework of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s 70th anniversary, this new edition of the contest seeks to promote knowledge of the different ecosystems of the world, as well as their current status and changes, by inviting photographers to share their stories on ecosystems and show us your very own place in nature.

Capture the essence of a place or event in nature that has left you a lasting impression due to its beauty, power or uniqueness and share images of any ecosystem, either free from human intervention or altered by it.

The goal is to make use of the communicative power of photographs to promote the conservation of both ecosystems and the diversity of species that live within them through knowledge, and we can all participate!

Location: Online


Winners will be announced on IUCN Red List of Ecosystems social media and exhibited at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in Marseille, France

The winning photographs will be published online on the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems website and social media, as well as in promotional printed materials at IUCNs sole discretion.


The contest is open to all photographers, regardless of age, gender or nationality and professional skill levels.

Entrants under 18 years of age (“Minors”) require valid written and signed permission from a parent or legal guardian (“Authorized Representative”) through the parental consent form, which can be found within the submission form.

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019




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