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At some point in a woman's life, she is going to consider childbirth. When to have children, how many children to have, not having children... it's a huge decision. There are a large number of resources available to women who have chosen to start a family or wish to continue growing their family, but what about women who are not ready to get pregnant or those who decide motherhood is not right for them?

Women who do not have children should feel just as supported, knowledgeable, and protected as the women who do. In today's world, there is a huge discrepancy between the number of resources and educational programs available for those entering motherhood versus those who are not.

There are a number of different ways to support women in their reproductive health journey and that’s why we need your help! We want to design a program to support all women - regardless of their choice to have children or not. How can we best build an all-inclusive program that empowers women and improves their reproductive health?


Our objective is to create a comprehensive program or experience to support women’s reproductive health and empower them to achieve their reproductive goals (whatever those may be). Please answer the following in detail:

  1. If you were going to design the ideal program to support your own reproductive health as well as your female peers, what would it entail?
    1. How would the program and related experiences be structured?  - In-office, on campus, all-online, an app, etc.
    2. Please choose three main areas of focus and explain in detail how these aspects will support women. Your three areas of focus might include, but are not limited to: Increasing gynecology annual exam rates, birth control education and access, fertility tracking, wellness activities, IVF resources, etc.
  2. Why will women seek out this program? Why is it approachable for all women regardless of their life choices?
    1.  How will this programs lead to better health for the participants?
    2. What will make participants tell their female friends about it?

BONUS: Submit visual(s) or what the program would look like if you chose to go in a technical direction. Wire-frames, sketches an mock-ups are all welcome!

CONSIDERATIONS: Think about how will your idea/program/app make a difference when it comes to female reproductive health practices and knowledge.

    • Will your idea change how you and your female peers interact with reproductive health? 
    • Will your idea change behaviors and lead to increased participation in comprehensive care?
    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
Reward Tiers
3 Winners
will receive $400 each
5 Honorable Mentions
will receive $80 each
$400.00 Square pic 60 untitled Rice University
$400.00 Square pic 60 me 2 Nottingham
$400.00 Square pic 60 photo 2 Jacobs University Bremen
$80.00 A University of Ontario Institute of Technology
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$80.00 D Lesley University
$80.00 M Manchester
$80.00 Square pic 60 screen shot 2019 06 16 at 5.23.53 pm Queen's University
Submission questions

How old are you?


Where do you live? (State if in the US, Country if not in the US)


Where do you currently obtain your reproductive health information?

Doctor's office
Planned Parenthood or a similar organization
Friends and family members

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