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The Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality  (INR 1,50,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality is a first-of-its-kind initiative to discover, recognize, and honor mid-career individuals and committed institutions which have made valuable contributions in the areas of women’s empowerment, gender equality, and living feminism in their everyday lives and practices.

The Award offers nominees and winners a platform to grow and network with like-minded professionals and institutions working in the space of gender empowerment and equality. Winners also receive a prize money component of INR 1,50,000 each.

Award Categories

Most Promising Individual

Who can apply:

  • Professionals of any gender, between ages 25 and 40 years, working in government, business, industry, or civil society organizations in India.
  • The person has worked consistently for at least the past five years to promote women’s empowerment or gender equality within the workplace, at home, in communities, in educational institutions, in society, etc.
  • Innovative, practical,and comprehensive  approaches to social change promoting women’s empowerment or gender equality.
  • Personal examples and role models who practice values of feminism in everyday life.

Best Organization for Gender Equality

Who can apply:

  • Any organization or department/center/campaign under it, including government, business, industry, educational, health, media, unions, federations, or civil society, registered in India.
  • The organization has been actively implementing systems/practices/strategies to mainstream gender both externally and internally – not just limited to program implementation but also working towards creating a gender-sensitive and gender-equal environment within their own workplace. Such efforts have been consistent for at least five years.
  • Innovative, practical, and comprehensive approaches to cultural and political change within the organization toward women’s empowerment or gender equality.

The Martha Farrell Award is open to all individuals and institutions from all sectors/industries, including corporates, civil society, government, education, etc. You may submit your printed form to mfa@marthafarrellfoundation.org.

More Info: Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality 

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