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Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship 2019

first_img Pocket Tweet Deadline: 3 June 2019Open to: any female student from anywhere in the worldScholarship: fully-funded scholarship, one-one mentorship, internshipDescriptionIt started in 1908 when Helen Lansdowne was hired by J. Walter Thompson Cincinnati as the industry’s first female copywriter. She soon moved to the New York office, where she rose through the ranks as a creative powerhouse. She hired and mentored dozens of creative women, ensuring that the female voice was represented in J. Walter Thompson’s work.Walter Thompson (JWT) –the world’s best-known marketing communications brand – has been reimagining the future for businesses for over 154 years. In its evolution to better serve its clients, JWT has joined forces with Wunderman to form Wunderman Thompson, a creative, data and technology agency built to inspire growth. With 20,000 people in 90 markets around the world, Wunderman Thompson is uniquely positioned to rethink business, culture and brand experiences, owning delivery from end-to-end.Now, Helen is looking for women who:Show creative talent and potential in a course of study like Art Direction, Copywriting, Design, Experiential Design, Sculpture, Film, etc. Basically, if you think it applies to you, it probably doesMaintain satisfactory academic and creative progress as determined by your schoolEligibilityFemale students registered at an undergraduate, graduate, and/or portfolio school;At least 12 months of school left as of May 20, 2019.ScholarshipA scholarship up to USD 10,000 to put towards your education;An internship at a Wunderman Thompson office;One-on-one mentorship;First-look placement at Wunderman Thompson after graduation.How to apply?In order to apply, please fill the application form.For more information, please visit the official web page. LinkedIn 0 ← Youth4Regions – the programme for aspiring journalists April 30, 2019 Published by sanja +1center_img Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship 2019 The Raymond Carver Short Story Contest 2019 → Similar Stories Share 0 Redditlast_img read more

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NATO ‘indispensable’ to CFSP

first_imgDescribing the “difficult childhood” of the CFSP, he nevertheless gives it an over-biased and simplistic assessment. On the Balkans, he says that the EU “can be justly proud of its achievements in stabilizing the region…”. On Solana’s role, he states that “he has put out bush fires in Macedonia…”. Isn’t this – to say the least – a distortion of history, suggesting the EU has acted in the Balkans in total isolation? The fighting in Bosnia only stopped in 1995 after the US and EU joined forces after many years of transatlantic – and even intra-European – disagreement. The Kosovo crisis could only be overcome by using NATO, of whose military mission approximately 80% was executed by the Americans. Macedonia in particular has been an excellent example of very effective conflict-prevention by a joint NATO/EU/OSCE cooperation. I know it is difficult for many EU pundits to acknowledge that NATO, yes even the Americans, perhaps also played a role in stabilizing this part of Europe’s backyard, but a fair and mature analysis of the first years of CFSP should at least have made a proper reference to the indispensable role NATO has played in managing the crises in the Balkans. Eric PovelOverijse, Belgiumlast_img read more

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AFG Annual Golf Tournament

first_imgThe Automotive Focus Group (AFG) is Thailand’s premier automotive business leader’s networking group but each year they also promote a great day of golf, meeting people, fun and prizes.Following the success of previous tournaments, the AFG is happy to confirm that the 2015 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday May 8th 2015 at the Burapha Golf Club in Chonburi.Registration is from 11.30 a.m., light lunch, tee off for all at 12:30 p.m. (shotgun start).  The drinks, dinner and prize giving will start from 6:00 p.m.Registrations close by 20th April and the green fees, lunch, dinner and drinks are included in the price, with many prizes to be won. Entry fees are THB 4,500 per person (includes registration, light lunch, green fees, caddy, buggy hire, drinks, dinner, great company and the chance to win some wonderful prizes).  Contact the AFG President to register before April 20.The gold sponsor is Supply Chain Services International (SCSI) and minor sponsors include Tractus.  Sponsorship options are still available for a minor sponsor (THB 10,000 includes 1 free player).There are many prizes to be won for those playing, including a two night stay for two (including breakfast) at the JW Marriot Khao Lak hotel.Contact Frank Holzer, President Mobile 089 092 7104, Email [email protected] or Manita Boontham, (Marketing and Events) Mobile 081 862 4808, Email manita. [email protected]last_img read more

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Stafford still in good form, takes the win at Crystal Bay

first_imgWith both Steve and Jack a bit crook, two tee starts don’t work too good when you only have one fella to put it together.  In saying all that, it was a truly great day, the course was in tremendous condition and the greens were lightning fast, causing the Capt’ to have his fair share of three putts.  I think it has been mentioned in the Capt’s column before but if you have not been “Lumpyed” on a golf course it is time you were, early to bed tonight Bob.(From left to right): Vin Connellan, Colin Oliver, Jan Thorsberg, Murray Hart, Doug Campbell, Rick Forrest and Sid Ottaway.Pat’s Irish mates were back with us today, one of them getting a free green fee for next week in the lucky draw, as did John Stafford.  There were no really good scores out there today apart from Pat Regan’s 40 points, which won Div A by five from Gez Tracey and Kim Stokes’ 39, which won him Div B by the same margin from John Locke.  Newcomer to the Outback, Jerry McCarthy, landed Div C with his 38, also a comfortable margin ahead of two on 34, Colin Oliver and Greg Hill.There were just three ‘2’s from Frank O’Hara, Pat Regan & Fred Land.Div A (0-12)1st Patrick Regan (10) 40pts2nd Gez Tracey (12) 35pts3rd John Cunningham (7) 34pts4th Neil Lavery (12) 34ptsDiv B (13-16)1st Kim Stokes (16) 39pts2nd John Locke (15) 34pts3rd Tony McDonough (14) 32pts4th Murray Hart (13) 32ptsDiv C (17+)1st Jerry McCarthy (17) 38pts2nd Colin Oliver (18) 34pts3rd Greg Hill (26) 34pts4th John Stafford (20) 33ptsTuesday, Feb. 8, Pattaya C.C. – StablefordThe 26 Outbackers here this morning were greeted with a bit of a surprise on the course, after the heavy overnight rain filled most of the bunkers to the brim and carts were only of restricted use, which is quite unusual for PCC.  We even heard reports of a golfer trying to play out of a bunker with his ball lying under water, needless to say he didn’t get it out, but he could have taken a drop in the bunker!Chad did an excellent job again, organising the troops but the best score his four-ball could muster was 26 points; must be something to with the company he keeps – yesterday Capt’ Bob was “Lumpy’d” today Chad was “Lawton’d”!Mike Allidi returned to play with us after an absence of more than a year but his winning streak continued, notching up his fourth win in a row with the Outback on this course.  Today he had 39 points (71 gross).  His previous wins came with gross scores of 68, 74 and 72 – maybe he likes the course.Alan Whittingham, whose game is coming together at last, took second with an excellent 38 points ahead of John Locke, a long way back in third with 32.Div B went to Arthur Bailey, who won with a mere 33 points ahead of Jinjo O’Neill (32) and Chris Thompson (31), who was having his last game with us for a few months as he returns to Aus.There were three ‘2’s from David Day, Doug Chalkley and Mike Allidi.Div A (0-18)1st Mike Allidi (2) 39pts2nd Alan Whittingham (16) 38pts3rd John Locke (15) 32ptsDiv B (19+)1st Arthur Bailey (24) 33pts2nd Martin O’ Neill (30) 32pts3rd Chris Thompson (26) 31ptsWednesday, Feb. 9, Crystal Bay – StablefordTwenty-eight Outbackers headed out to Crystal Bay with directions from Capt’ Bob, who was off to Royal Hills on course inspection duty, as to the best and quickest way to get there; unfortunately some got lost but eventually found their way to the course.The course was very busy and the B & C nines were open for the day; it was in good condition and the greens were flat and fast.  We played from the white markers, which was a fair test for all golfers.Bernie Stafford continued his good form with 40 points which won Div A from Owen Walkley on 38, who is also playing well.  Div B went to the continually improving Gus George with 38 points, from Mike Jefferies on 37; these two being well ahead of the rest led by David Davies and Bob Lindborg, both on 29.There were five ‘2’s from John Locke, Bernie Stafford, Steve Milne, Paul Greenaway and Murray Hart.Div A (0-14)1st Bernie Stafford (14) 40pts2nd Owen Walkley (12) 38pts3rd Paul Greenaway (10) 35pts4th Tony McDonough (14) 34ptsDiv B (15+)1st Garry George (25) 38pts2nd Michael Jeffreys (17) 37pts3rd David Davies (24) 29pts4th Bob Lindborg (19) 29ptsFriday, Feb. 11, Khao Kheow – StablefordFifty-five Outbackers travelled to Khao Kheow to take on the C and A courses; unfortunately it appeared that the rest of Thailand were there also, as there was a shortage of carts and caddies, but thankfully the staff finally found enough caddies and those Outbackers with single carts, generously shared, so that all were accommodated.The course itself was in great condition with the greens a little slower than last week and it was a good test off the real yellow tees again at last, after a few weeks with the tees well forward.The course again was the winner with the best score of the day being 37 points, coming from Sid Ottaway, who said that everything went well for him out there today and usually it doesn’t.  So he won Div D quite convincingly as the second placed man, Gus George had 31.The Irish guys finally came good with Vin Connellan taking Div A on 36 points, ahead of the day’s organiser, Steve Mann with 35, and Peter Ennis back in third on 34.  Div B was won by Murray Hart on 36 points after a count-back with Doug Campbell;  and Colin Oliver, nearing the end of his stay here, finished in style to win Div C with 33 points, one in front of the local course specialist, Sugar Ray, on 32.There were eight ‘2’s from Steve Plant, Doug Douglas, Tony McDonough, John Kendall and two each to playing partners, Doug Campbell and Jan Thorsberg on the same two Par ‘3’s.Div A (0-12)1st Vin Connellan (12) 36pts2nd Steve Mann (8) 35pts3rd Peter Ennis (12) 34pts4th James Brackett (8) 34ptsDiv B (13-15)1st Murray Hart (13) 36pts2nd Doug Campbell (15) 36pts3rd Jum Karagit (14) 34pts4th Steven Budrys (14) 33ptsDiv C (16-19)1st Colin Oliver (18) 33pts2nd Sugar Ray Handford (16) 32pts3rd Rick Forrest (19) 31pts4th Doug Douglas (19) 30ptsDiv D (20+)1st Sid Ottaway (23) 37pts2nd Garry George (25) 31pts3rd Eldridge Suggs (20) 29pts4th John Stafford (20) 29ptsNote:  The Outback Golf Bar is situated about 6km from Sukhumvit Road along Soi Siam Country. All are welcome to come and join us for a beer and a hit.  Just call in and put your name down on the list or give Bob a call on 087 941 2474. PSC golf from The Outback Golf BarMonday, Feb. 7, Burapha – StablefordForty Outbackers at Burapha today, with a two-tee start on the C and D loops, we had an early start but poor old Roy Studds and his caddy were getting dizzy going from the first on C then to the first on D, and then back again then back to D then back again to C…. sorry Roy.  last_img read more

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Hello Bengal

first_imgHeralding the onset of spring, a bouquet of crafts, culture and cuisine of Bengal will be on offer for visitors to ‘Banga Utsav’ at Dilli Haat, INA. The 10-day exposition, organized by the Office of the Resident Commissioner, West Bengal, with support from the Departments of Tourism, Micro and Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles, Backward Classes Welfare and Disaster Management of West Bengal, is to be inaugurated this evening by Monika S. Garg, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Textiles, in the gracious presence of Bhaskar Khulbe, Additional Chief Secretary and Principal Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Some of the highlights of the event include the display and sale of fine handloom products, beautiful sarees and exquisite handicrafts items, geographical Indication-registered products such as Nakshi kantha  (traditional embroidered apparel) and Shantiniketan leather goods, hill crafts from Darjeeling and kantha stitch umbrellas from Jalpaiguri, terracotta and bamboo costume jewellery,  jute and jute diversified products, world famous clay models of Ghurni, Nadia, stalls of West Bengal Tourism, Agri-Marketing Department and Disaster Management Department and more. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixThere are also stalls serving mouth-watering Bengal street food at the venue, so make sure you try out the best of what the state has to offer. Oxford Book Store is a participant in this event and they will be dishing out their concept refreshments in the Cha Bar lounge.Craftspersons from Darjeeling are participating as first entrants to the festival showcasing their creativity and art. As always, conscious effort has been made to promote use of golden fibre jute. A collaboration with Jute Manufactures Development Corporation has been made to achieve this objective. Also worth mentioning is a novel experiment of Disaster Management Department in their IEC campaign through the ‘Bauls’ (the wandering mendicants) in providing disaster risk reduction education. A troupe from Burdwan will depict these efforts during the currency of the festival. Backward Classes Welfare Department’s lead role in supporting the tribal folk artistes from Murshidabad and Purulia through specially designed safety net will be evident during ‘Chhau’ and ‘Raibenshe’ performances.While a classical dance performance by Delhi-based danseuse Smita Chakraborty will mark the inaugural day, special cultural soirées will also be organized during the fair at Dilli Haat on 16, 21, 22 and 23 Feb, with Sarod recital, Kathak dance, Chhau and Raibenshe folk dances, modern Bengali songs and folk music of Bengal to create an ambience of celebration, colour and rhythm. A special attraction will be Chhau dance by Jodharam Kumar and troupe from Shiv Shakti Chhow Dance Academy, Purulia, on 22 and 23 Feb. The group, which performed at the First Prize-winning West Bengal tableau during the Republic Day Parade-2014, was recently honoured with ‘Sangeet Samman’ by the Government of West Bengal.WHEN: On till 23 FebruaryWHERE: Dilli Haat, INAlast_img read more

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Corporate espionage Court seeks MoPNGs report on leaked docs

first_imgThe direction came during arguments on the bail pleas of five corporate executives, who along with others, were arrested in connection with the case, with the court asking the police as to how it has arrested the accused without ascertaining whether the documents were classified or not.During the hearing, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) of Crime Branch told the court that they were yet to receive a report from the Ministry on its query if the documents allegedly leaked were classified or confidential. “It is directed that the report (of MoPNG) be submitted in three days. Put up for further hearing on April 10,” Additional Sessions Judge Raj Kapoor said. Also Read – Company director arrested for swindling Rs 345 croreThe court also asked the investigating officer (IO) to show the letter they had written to the MoPNG for evaluation and analysis to specify whether the documents allegedly leaked were confidential and classified or were routine papers.During the hearing, the court asked the IO about the nature of documents recovered from the accused and whether these were classified. Responding to this, the IO said “the documents recovered from the accused are being verified as of now and the ministry is analysing and evaluating the documents, but Crime Branch have not yet received any reply from them.” Also Read – Man who cheated 20 women on matrimonial websites arrestedNot satisfied with the IO’s reply, the judge said, “You have not charged the accused under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) till now. Then how have you arrested them without even ascertaining that the documents were classified?” At this juncture, the court directed the IO to call the ACP and posted the matter for hearing in the afternoon.ACP K P S Malhotra appeared before the court and informed the judge that the Crime branch has written to the Ministry on March 11 and a committee has been formed to evaluate the documents. During the hearing, the court perused the documents placed before it by the police and said, “Do you (ACP) know the repercussion if these documents go into public domain. This is a very serious matter.” The court posted the bail pleas for further hearing on April 10 and directed the ACP to expedite the matter with the Petroleum Ministry. Five corporate executives — Shailesh Saxena of Reliance Industries Ltd, Vinay Kumar of Essar, Subhash Chandra from Jubilant Energy, Reliance ADAG DGM Rishi Anand and Cairns India’s GM K K Naik, have moved fresh bail pleas after their earlier pleas were dismissed by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Sanjay Khanagwal on March 24. On February 20, police had arrested the five accused corporate executives alleging that they used to procure the classified documents from other arrested accused Lalta Prasad and Rakesh, and used to pay them.The documents were then supplied to the firms by these officials for their benefit, the police had alleged.On February 25, Virender Kumar, a Defence Ministry staff member, was arrested in the case. Besides them, the police had also arrested Rakesh Kumar, Prayas Jain, Shantanu Saikia, Ishwar Singh, Asharam and Rajkumar Chaubey, who are also in judicial custody.last_img read more

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10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

first_imgMay 30, 2017 Register Now » Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. 6 min read If you’re an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to reach your chosen audience at the right time. To help you do this cheaply, without compromising the quality of your marketing efforts, I’ve put together a list of the top 10 free marketing tools every entrepreneur should know.1. ChattypeopleChatbots have made their mark in the marketing world this year. Despite many still believing that the chatbot is just a customer care tool, others are seeing it as a must-have in their marketing strategies. Chatbot technology has improved significantly in the past decade, allowing marketers to create bots without any coding knowledge. Chattypeople is the perfect tool for those wanting to quickly create a Messenger chatbot. The platform allows entrepreneurs to create a bot that not only works seamlessly with Facebook, but also pushes promotions to customers on demand. With chatbots, you will be able to:Use Facebook Messenger and comments to push customers through your sales funnelTake orders directly from FacebookGather data about your customers to keep them up-to-date with relevant productsRelated: The Top 8 Digital Trends to Watch in 20172. MailChimpEmail marketing is an important aspect of any business’s marketing strategy. With an email marketing tool such as MailChimp, you will be able to move your audience through your sales funnel more effectively with a higher level of control. MailChimp will allow you to:Build on your marketing strategy by connecting your email campaigns directly to your websiteUse your purchase data to send more personalized emails to further grow your businessIntegrate with Facebook to find new subscribers and reconnect with current onesCreate a level of automationGather feedback from MailChimp reports3. PromoRepublicPromoRepublic is a free-to-try social media content builder and posting tool. It provides users with more than 100,000 ideas, templates and visuals for stunning Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn posts. All the social media templates are made by a team of professional designers and copywriters. Users can easily customize templates with a built-in graphics editor. With PromoRepublic you get:Library with 100,000 post templates and visualsCalendar of post ideas for every day with holidays, days from history, trending topics and eventsDrag-and-drop graphics editor to customize stunning templates and create posts from scratchAuto-posting and scheduling to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn4. HotjarHotjar is a powerful tool that will help you analyze your website’s performance. It tells you everything you need to know about how visitors are spending their time on your website. The tool operates primarily through heat maps that give you insights on the clicks that occur on each page and the parts of a page that are most popular. Some of Hotjar’s features include:The recording of cursor movements and placements on various pagesA conversion funnel that tells you where most visitors left your websiteA feedback collection survey tool5. BufferSocial media remains one of the most important and powerful parts of any marketing strategy. That said, social media management is a full-time job in itself, and if you are starting your own business, you will most likely not have time to spend your entire week on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and every other platform now available. Buffer, a social media management tool, will help you save time by allowing you to schedule posts on each platform in advance. The tool automatically publishes your content according to your chosen schedule, and from there, you can analyze its performance from one page.     Related: 3 Social Media Marketing Tactics to Help Improve Your Conversion Rates6. CanvaYou could be sending out killer content, but if it doesn’t look the part, you may find it difficult to grab your audience’s attention. Unfortunately, hiring a graphic designer for all your design work can be expensive, but with a tool like Canva, you can save money and time. From illustrations, banners and infographics, Canva can help you design virtually anything and with ease. With Canva, you’ll have access to:A library of fontsA variety of illustrations, images, and templatesA drag and drop system that makes using the tool quick and easy7. YoastYoast is all about providing you with the tools to fully optimize every aspect of your website. Yoast basically tells you everything you need to know about organic marketing through one WordPress plugin. Yoast will:Give your page an SEO rankingHelp you write meta descriptionsUse a traffic light system to tell you what you are missing and what you are doing wellGive you a readability score to help your improve your SEO ranking8. Hello BarHello Bar is a simple tool that will help you convert visitors into customers by easily creating banners that highlight your most important content, products, services and messages to your clients. All you have to do is log in and select a goal. You can choose to:Promote a specific offer or saleEncourage website visitors to call your companyGrow your mailing listExpand your social media connectionsCreate a customized goal specifically for your business9. SumoMeThe SumoMe suite is all about generating a larger audience for your business. With this program, you can:Get more customers on your mailing listCreate more effective share buttonsTrack your traffic through heat mapsYou’ll also have access to simplified image-sharing tools and the platform’s Welcome Mat, which is a tool that will help you create full-screen calls-to-action with clean imagery.10. MajesticMajestic is the largest commercially available backlink index with the most in-depth backlink data in the world. Despite having backlinks as its main focus, Majestic also offers:Metrics including the number and quality of backlinksNumerous backlink and domain comparison toolsA search engine with ranking factorsMultiple backlinking and link-building optionsRelated: How Real Marketers Create Backlinks That MatterAnd finally…This comprehensive range of tools is being used by industry experts across the world. By implementing the above into your digital marketing strategy, you will be able to automate your marketing efforts and reach your audience effectively without compromising quality, giving you the chance to focus on the operational aspects of your new business venture.last_img read more

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