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The GOOD Vaccine Challenge: Winner Announced

Congratulations to Nadim Mahmud. His plan for a text message-based vaccination alert tool for India will get a $5,000 seed grant.

For the GOOD Vaccine Challenge we asked you for ways to increase awareness about—and access to—life-saving vaccines in developing countries. We were stunned by the amazing creativity of our project participants. The submissions ran the gamut, from beautifully designed public information campaigns to innovative biometric solutions. We then asked you, the GOOD community, to select which project should receive a $5,000 seed grant.

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Reminder: Submit Your Ideal TEDxChange Lineup and Win a Free Exclusive Invite

Don't forget to submit your lineup for our contest. And, if you need some inspiration, we also have a video about the power of TEDx.

This is just a reminder that GOOD and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are looking for you to submit your ideal lineup of speakers and musical guests for a hypothetical version of the TEDx events that the Gates Foundation is hosting, called TEDxChange. The winner will receive an exclusive, password-protected link to the TED2011 live, four-day webcast. Those are normally reserved for people attending the event, which costs thousands of dollars. So, please submit away.

The deadline is not until January 21, so you still have quite a bit of time to work on your submission. You can read all about the contest here, but the main requirements are as follows:

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