U.S. Consulate General to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Online Photo Collage

CHENNAI:  The U.S. Consulate General, Chennai, is conducting an International Women’s Day Photo Collage Project “Breaking Traditions: Inspiring Change” in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2014.  Photos will be accepted from February 24-March 5, 2014, and will be posted on the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai’s, Facebook page.

Entries will be evaluated by a panel of Consulate staff and U.S. State Department International Exchange Alumni for use in an online Photo Collage Project.

Contestants may submit a maximum of five photographs, with captions, and all entries must be original work of entrant and only contain subjects who have granted photo release permission.

The photographs should reflect powerful images of people breaking traditions, and inspiring change for women’s advancement in every walk of life.  They should also celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women, while focusing attention on areas requiring further action.

Photos may be emailed to chennaipasprograms@gmail.com. Those interested in participating via Twitter can post images using hashtag, #IWDphoto and including our Twitter handle @USAndChennai in tweets.

For complete official rules and requirements, or to see submitted photos, please visit https://www.facebook.com/chennai.usconsulate/events