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10 April 2013
Rice Award for Young Professionals

Presented by the Society for International Development-Washington

Are you, or do you know, a young development professional between 18 - 30 who has made a difference in the development community?

Then apply by April 20th to the Rice Award - a $1,000 prize presented during the SID-Washington 2013 Annual Conference on June 6, 2013.

Check the SID-Washington website for more information.

Andrew E. Rice, a founder and visionary of the Society for International Development (SID), was a tireless advocate of promoting and mentoring youth in development. Mr. Rice built SID into a major global network, established the first newsletter and journal on international development, and helped start a number of development initiatives, including the U.S. Peace Corps. Mr. Rice is also former President of UNA-NCA.

The Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation by a Young Professional in International Development (Rice Award) recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. The recipient of this award will demonstrate leadership and innovation, as well as tremendous promise for advancement in the field of international development. The selected winner will also recognize the importance of international development as a means of service to those who are most in need and will work towards sustainable, people-centered development.