I met Maria Ressa during the launching of Do More Awards- a collaboration of Rexona and Rappler. Thanks to BridgesPR for facilitating the photo op you can find below.
with Maria Ressa (Rappler Founder and CEO)
"The timing couldn't be better because of things we just saw just a week ago, with the #millionpeoplemarch. This shows the power of the Facebook post. Technology now allows you to harness people and organize social movements to cause real change in this world. That's the goal with the Do More Awards"- Maria Ressa
The Eight Official Categories are:
- The Challenger
- The Artist
- The Innovator
- The Luminary
- The Social Entrepreneur
- The Civic Hero
- The Digital Trailblazer
- The Global Pinoy
To know how to nominate and the details of the awarding ceremony, read more after the break...
If you want to nominate someone, simply visit http://www.rappler.com.
- Must be a Filipino citizen
- Must have a project implemented/executed within January 2012 until September 2013
- The project must also characterized by excellence, innovation and sustainability
- Must uphold the essence of Doing More
Nomination is until September 28, 2013.
- Influence (25%)
- Integrity (25%)
- Leadership (25%)
- Encapsulating the Essence of Doing More (25%)
For each category, the three submissions witht eh highest scores will proceed to the online voting phase. Voting period if from October 24 to November 14, 2013.
Panelist for the Do More Awards are:
- Jim Ayala
- Carlos Celdran
- Ilac Diaz
- Marites Vitug
- Bianca Gonzalez
- Phil Younghusband
- Apples aberin
The awarding ceremony will be held on November 28th at the Fairmont Ballroom. For more information, search for the hashtag #DoMoreAwards or simply visit www.rappler.com/domoreawards.
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