Awards

TEGA Market Research Society qualification wins e-learning award

The Market Research Society’s Certificate in Digital Interviewing Skills has been awarded Best E-Learning/Online Education Initiative at this year’s Membership Excellence Awards The qualification was developed for Girl Effect’s groundbreaking girl-led research solution TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors), a digital peer-to-peer research app used by some of the world’s leading development organisations to provide safer, faster, …

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Zathu wins breakthrough HIV prevention award at AIDS 2018

Zathu – Girl Effect’s youth brand in Malawi – has been recognised at the AIDS 2018 pre-conference by winning a Demand Creation Challenge award. Established by OPTIONS* consortium, the awards showcase best-in-class innovative, high-impact communication-based approaches to HIV prevention. A panel of judges – made up of representatives from USAID, The Bill and Melinda Gates …

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Girls Connect nominated for Global Mobile Award

Girl Effect recognised for its innovative work in Northern Nigeria Girl Effect’s pioneering programme in partnership with iSON Group, Girls Connect, has been nominated for a Global Mobile Award (GLOMO) in the Social Good ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Women in Emerging Markets’ category. The GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards) recognise and celebrate all contributions made to the evolving and developing …

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Published by MIT D-Lab as a leading example of Lean Research practice

Girl Effect is proud to co-release the TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassador) Lean Research model report with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The report looks at how our TEGA programme effectively demonstrates a human centred field research model, and is the first case study on Lean Research practice to be published by MIT’s D-Lab. MIT …

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Honorable mention in ‘Social Good’ category of Innovation by Design awards

The awards honour the most innovative and disruptive design solutions created to solve today’s most challenging business issues. TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors) has received an honourable mention in Fast Company’s sixth annual Innovation By Design Awards. The honorees, chosen by expert judges across 13 categories, represent the best products, services, interfaces, and ideas of …

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Award-winning TEGA features in Campaign magazine

Laura Scanlon, TEGA Director, explains how we can better understand girls living in poverty through technology. When it comes to understanding girls and attitudes to girls in hard to reach communities, conventional research methods have limitations. But TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors), a girl-operated mobile-enabled research tool that delivers rapid insight into girls’ lives, is changing that. …

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Girl Effect wins Campaign Creative Tech Award

TEGA awarded ‘Best Use of Customer Insight’ at Campaign’s Creative Tech Awards 2017 Girl Effect’s work revolutionising the way research is conducted in the Global South has been recognised in the ‘Pioneering’ category of the inaugural Campaign Creative Tech Awards. Hosted by Jason Bradbury, from the Gadget Show, TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors) won Gold for ‘Best Use …

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