What if your knowledge management innovation was the next game changer for FP/RH programs in your country, or beyond?
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Season 2 launch event will be held from 7:00-8:15am EST.
Deadline to submit applications. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST. Semi-finalists will be notified they have been selected to move on to the next round and will receive guidance on how to prepare a 3-minute pitch for a panel of judges representing global and regional experts.
Semi-finalists pitch their ideas before a panel of judges
KM Champion Innovators announced
Implementation period for KM innovations
The Pitch is a series of regional competitions held in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia in which a panel of judges awards up to $50,000 USD to knowledge management (KM) champions working in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) at the national and regional level.
Knowledge management—the way we access, share and use information—is one of our most valuable assets to address FP/RH challenges.
What we know impacts how we take action. And so how we manage knowledge can affect individuals, communities, and, ultimately, the health systems that exist across cultures. Innovations in knowledge management can improve coordination and enhance meaningful learning among FP/RH professionals.
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Submit Your Idea
Submit Your Idea
The Pitch is back for Season 2!
two new themes.
You're invited to submit ideas along
The Pitch emerged from the Knowledge SUCCESS co-creation workshops. Learn more about the co-creation workshops and our other Knowledge Innovations that emerged from the workshops such as FPinsight and Learning Circles.
About The Pitch
Download everything you need to know about criteria and eligibility.
Quick links & downloads
Watch the Africa finale
Watch the Asia finale
Visit the Season One homepage
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the judges' choice.
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Register for our Season 2 launch event, held on November 30.