Mobile Movement, one of our 2008 Digital Media & Learning Competition Winners, earned a nomination for a 2011 Webby Award. For those of you already familiar with their work, vote for Mobile Movement here (look for them in the Youth Category and People's Voice) before the polls close on April 28, 2011. If you happen to be learning about them now, take a look at their work and show your support with a Webby vote. Mobile Movement is up against well-funded, well-known sites like National Geographic, The Electric Company, and MTV, so congratulations to Mobile Movement for being such a successful, innovative, and impactful collaborative effort.
"Mobile Movement is a social enterprise that provides integrated and interactive technology - enabled solutions in economic development. Our signature mobile/web technology platform connects young entrepreneurs around the world to grants, finance, business development services, mentoring, and new markets both local and international."
"We are dedicated to supporting those who are most economically disadvantaged around the world - the poor, women and young people. Our innovative digital media and professional filmmaking capabilities capture innovations in economic development globally. Equally important, we facilitate the youth we work with to be their own storytellers and provide a platform to amplify their voices."
"We are a creative hot spot of social entrepreneurs, economic development experts, mobile-web technologists, interactive designers and filmmakers. Through our combined strengths, efforts and passion, our innovative solutions co-created with those in need remove obstacles and create opportunities. We facilitate direct connections between youth entrepreneurs and investors, non-governmental organizations, foundations and agencies alike."