A whole host of Marie Stopes International team members have been nominated for 2017's 120 under 40 family planning award.
120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders is a project that launched on 26 September 2015, World Contraception Day, and recognises the achievements of people who are leading the way in family planning worldwide.
Nominees must be family planning champions aged under 40 who have made significant contributions to family planning at the local, national, or international level in one of the following categories: advocacy, programming/programme implementation, research, service delivery, demand generation, policy/government or media.
This is the second year where a number of Marie Stopes International team members have been shortlisted. The large list of nominees includes:
After online voting and jury review, the 40 winners are chosen, all of whom receive $1,000 prize money from the Gates Institute to continue their work in family planning and/or begin innovative new projects.
The winners will be announced in September. For more information or to view the nominee bios visit www.120under40.org.
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