Aiming to empower the general public to help in addressing development issues plaguing the youth, women, rural communities, and Persons with Disability (PWD) throughout Asia and the Pacific, ASSIST organized a photo contest for professionals and amateurs.
Ten Photos to Shake the World (TPSW) 2018 photo contest envisions to change the world ten photos at a time by capturing how digital technologies can improve lives.
First organized in 2012, TPSW grew to be a prominent photo contest advocating for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The theme for this year is: “Digitalizing Development: Innovations for Inclusive Societies.”
photo by Supriya Biswas, 1st Place Non-professional “Floating School and Solar Technology”
Hundreds submitted entries but only a lucky few emerged as winners. The awarding ceremony was held at Bayleaf Hotel Intramuros, last 16 September 2018 in conjunction with the SDG Youth Camp Gala Dinner. The winning photos were exhibited at the venue. The SDG Camp is an avenue for participating global social enterprises to collaborate and materialize their ideas through various mentoring and business coaching.
Showing how digital technology can provide support in the production and marketing of jars in Vigan, Jesse Lopez Alegre won first prize in the professional category. As for the non- professional category, “Floating School and Solar Technology” by Suspriya Biswas won first prize.
Hozun Paik, Communications & Visibility Associate, said, “The contest is a venue to be more involved in finding solutiuons for a lot of social issues while being creative at the same time.
” Organized by ASSIST and its flagship program, DigiBayanihan, the event was made possible with support from Canon, Asian Institute of Management, Inquirer.net, INQ POP, WhenInManila.com, and WhatsHappening.ph.