Want to put those writing skills to use? A women’s media company has joined forces with U.S. Bank and Discover to award undergraduate students interested in global issues a total of $22,000 through the Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship competition. To enter, students must compile a 2,500 word essay and submit their entries by July 27. Two grand prize winners will each receive $5,000 and eight finalists will w in $1,500 each.

In addition to the monetary awards, all ten finalists are invited to participate in the Womenetics 2012 Global Women’s Initiative conferences featuring international thought leaders from the media, arts, entertainment and business. Convening some of the world’s most recognized experts, powerful presentations will tackle the challenges and address opportunities surrounding the impact that the media's portrayal of women has on women's standing in culture and society. These conferences will inspire collaboration and action among business, nonprofit, education and public policy leaders, and promote ideas to advance leadership in the lives of women and girls. U.S. Bank Prize winners will be invited to attend the Womenetics Global Women’s In itiative on October 4 in Atlanta, and Discover Prize winners will be invited to attend the second annual WGWIevent in Chicago on November 1.

Want to learn more? Visit us online at www.womenetics.com.

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